500 B.C. – 400 A.D.
Dates for Roman Empire
Small city-state overthrows foreign rule of the Etruscans.
Beginnings of Rome
Flavian Ampitheatre built by emperor Vespacian, used to host gladiatorial battles and other gory spectacles for the common people’s entertainment.
A Roman playwright who was a master of farce.
Constantine legalizes Christianity
Simpler dramatic theatrical form with no words, to compete with the Gladitorial entertainment of the coliseum.
Justinian and Theodora
Emperor and Empress of Byzantine Empire during its height.
Hydraulis, Tuba (elongated trumpet-like), Horn (curved like french horn)
Roman Musical Instruments