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Why was the Nile-o-meter important to the society and architecture of Egypt?
It allowed scribes to make predictions
Why did theatre develop in Greece?
Ethos (self-pride) and because of the belief that the Gods were human-like and could be imitated.
Conventions of Greek Theatre
Masks, costumes, props, tools (eccyclema and dues ex machina), parados (stage entrance), no violence onstage
Late Theatre Space
Painted background, parados, collonades, center in foreground, orchestra, dancing place
How many actors were there?
At first only one; Aeschylus introduced the second one, and Sophocles introduced the third one.
cosmology. Believed elements combined to create flat discs (earth and planets). All living things is a result of their seperation.
Why did philosophy develop in Greece?
Because of Logos (myths can't explain EVERYTHING), when hard questions were asked, good answers were given (ethos),
knew many things on mnay subjects. Physics, metaphysics, ethics, politics, poetics, tragedy.
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