The Prologue

May 2020


An introduction to The History Of European Theatre Podcast

Prologue and Pre History

Episode 1

An Introduction to the podcast and your host.

Pre-history and how the urge to mimic and present might have been the start of theatre.

Religious ritual and Shamanism.

The Abydos Passion play and the Egyptian Book of the Dead.

The beginning of Greek Theatre.

A note on dates and the nature of translations.

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