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The grains are partially or fully caveate, the cavea shallow to medium, sometimes with thread-like columellae across the cavea.
Se trata de su conformacion en un patio incluido en el conjunto de estancias y dependencias palatinas; es decir, una cavea en un espacio abierto como parte integrante de un diseno global, donde este componente ludico-arquitectonico va camino de su expresion definitiva en el Cinquecento.
No era un salon con gradas sino una asamblea en forma de cavea con galerias sobrealzadas y por primera vez con la orquesta frente al escenario.
Los asientos, con respaldos altos a modo de escanos de tribunal--medieval tal vez por lo del arco de medio punto--invitan a pensar tambien en la cavea de un teatro griego.
Pottery from Medieval Levels in the Orchestra and Lower Cavea," BSA 90, pp.
At the top of the steeply graded cavea there was probably a colonnaded portico of green marble, while the orchestra, about 35 metres in diameter, was paved with white marble.
The high back wall of the stage, the scenae frons, was reserved for Apollo with the Muses, and Roman emperors, while local benefactors were honoured with statues around the cavea.
Once the environment in which the idea of the aside was first formulated--the open-air theatre of antiquity with its circular seating arrangement and without a linear division between the logeion and the theatron, or even between pulpitum and cavea (Greek and Latin words that correspond, respectively, to the English "stage" and "auditorium")-- is replaced with a more claustrophobic configuration of parterre, loges, and scene (pit, boxes, and stage) separated by a proscenium arch, several of the clauses that make up the original contract between the actors and the audience become irrelevant.