The history of Roman Mime, one for the two dramatic forms that dominated theatre in the Roman Imperial period.
A word on Horace and his work The Art Of Poetry, one of the most influential works of dramatic theory. His rules for the stage and where he did and didn’t agree with Aristotle
The differences between Mime and other dramatic forms
The origins of mime in Greece ad the Greek colonies in Italy
Mime in Rome and at the Ludi festivals
The limits of textual evidence for mime
Some descriptions of mime plays and titles
Moral issues with mime because of the content relating to adultery
Mime of political satire, including stories from Tiberius, Caligula, Nero and Vespasian.
Mime as part of religious festivals
Women performers in Mime
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