Theatre History

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  1. A crucial difference between the ancient Greeks and the ancient Egyptians was...
    Unlike the Greeks, the Egyptians left no record of an autonomous theater whose purpose and nature was predominantly esthetic rather than religious/social/political.
  2. Examples of activities that might be analyzed as cultural performances include all of these EXCEPT:
    Psychoanalytic therapy sessions
  3. Hieroglyphic scenes representing the stages of a soul's passage to the afterlife appear on the walls of some pyramids and may be clues to religious rituals.
    True
  4. Cultures that have left some evidence of rituals with theatrical elements include all of the following EXCEPT:
    The Phoenecians
  5. Which of the following is NOT an Athenian playwright whose tragedies have survived?
    Phrynicus
  6. Egyptian "pyramid texts" suggest the possibility of rituals related to the death of pharaohs, the coronation of new Pharaohs, sometimes related to seasonal change.
    False
  7. Egyptian "pyramid texts" suggest the possibility of rituals related to the death of pharaohs, the coronation of new Pharaohs, sometimes related to seasonal change.
    100
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