EMEDD Citations for "arena"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. Arena (Latin entry by Thomas Cooper 1565, fol. K6r)

    Arena, aréenæ, pen. prod. Sande or drie grounde like sande.
    ¶ Arena, Amphitheatrum: contentum pro continente. Arena enim spargi amphitheatrum solebat. Mart. A theater.

  2. arena (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Arena, ae, f. g. p. b. Sande, or drie ground like sand: also the land, hauen, a theater also a place where iusting is vsed, strawed with grauell or sand.

© Feb. 1999