Feb 2 - 1. Romans around the 400s with the fall of the...

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1. Romans around the 400’s with the fall of the Roman empire the drama was lost and the people went back to a 600 b.c. state 2. Educated men were isolated in the church a. The Church tries to take over stories, the mythology of the culture b. Essentially dealing with an illiterate population c. The church begins to illustrate some of the scenes of the bible for the population c.i. Because they were illiterate these people had keen senses of hearing and memorization c.ii. Quem Quaertius – 925 c.ii.1. One of the tropes, it was a play but it had the 3 Mary’s, an angel, all performing a story similar to Easter. c.ii.2. Little snippets of the bible were performed as part of the religious service d. Church stops producing these for reasons unknown to us. e. Trade Guilds took over these plays and moved them outside f. Stories were evolved from stories about the bible to stories about saints g. Mystery plays g.i. Series of small one act plays g.ii. They were put into cycles that were groups of plays put together and
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