Corinth Publication: Stillwell, Corinth 2, 1952
Collection:   Corinth
Name:   Stillwell, Corinth 2, 1952
Title:   Corinth II. The Theatre
Author:   Stillwell, Richard
Series Title:   Corinth
Volume:   2
Publication Place:   Princeton
Publisher:   American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Date:   1952
Abstract:   The theater at Corinth was excavated by T. Leslie Shear from 1925 to 1929 and this book presents a study of the building based on this work. Robbed for stone in antiquity, the organization of the building is confusing and there are a number of questions about its layout and history that cannot be answered. Probably founded in the 5th century B.C., the building was substantially remodeled around 300 B.C. In the Roman period additional theatrical features were added, including a curtain-raising mechanism and facilities for flooding the stage so that aquatic shows could be performed.
Area:   Theater
ISBN:   978-0-87661-021-3
References:   Image: digital 2014 11116