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The Abbey Theatre

The Abbey Theatre, also known as the National Theatre of Ireland, is a Dublin theater that has been in operation since 27 December 1904, with a hiatus caused by a fire in the original building in 1951. The Abbey was the first publicly subsidized theater in the English-speaking world; from 1925 it was subsidized by the Irish Free State. 1)

Teatro Amazonas

Teatro Amazonas is a theater and opera house in Manaus. It was inaugurated on December 31, 1896. Construction was made possible by a booming local economy due to the so-called rubber boom - sponsored and originated by rubber barons. With the invention of synthetic rubber, Manaus lost its main source of income and in 1924 the theater was closed. It did not reopen permanently until 90 years later. 2)

The theater in Epidauros

The theater in Epidauros is an ancient structure probably built around 330 BC, designed by Polycletus the Younger. The auditorium accommodates more than 12 thousand spectators. The theater is characterized by excellent acoustics, as a result of which a whisper or rustle on stage could be heard even in the most distant rows. In Epidauros there was the most famous sanctuary of Asclepius in the ancient world inscribed on the UNESCO list. 3)

Strindberg and Ibsen conflict

Despite the many similarities in their plays, Strindberg and Ibsen remained in a long, one of the most famous conflicts of the art world in the second half of the 19th century. With Zola, as with Nietzsche, Strindberg was linked mainly by correspondence. Swedenborg, on the other hand, died almost 70 years before Strindberg was born. 4)

Naumachias

Naumachias depicted victorious battles of ancient fleets. Usually, almost all the participants of such a “battle” were killed, and any possible escapees were killed by praetorian cohorts guarding the course of the battle. The most famous naumachia described in detail by Tacitus, Suetonius, and Dion took place on the waters of the Fucinian Lake in 52 AD at the order of Emperor Claudius. 5)

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