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Early Shakespeare Theater Unearthed Near London
2012-06-08 11:29:08

The Museum of London announced on Wednesday that archaeologists have discovered the remains of William Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre.

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2009-03-09 15:40:00

Archaeologists from the Museum of London say they have unearthed what are likely the remains of Shakespeare's first theatre in Shoreditch.

2008-08-06 21:00:22

An excavation in England has uncovered the brick foundations of the 16th century theater where William Shakespeare's plays were first performed, officials said.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.