Medieval Theatricals from Churches to Merchant and Craft Guilds

The Christian church banned Roman theatricals, introduced liturgical drama into its services years later, and eventually permitted guilds to manage them. By the 9th century, church bishops permitted brief chanted or sung insertions in services as a means of propagating the faith among the mostly-illiterate populace. Theatrical Church Presentations Presentations in Latin (the universal language … Read moreMedieval Theatricals from Churches to Merchant and Craft Guilds