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How was sound projected in Bible days?

Submitted: 6/30/2014
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Question: Prior to the advent of modern technolgy, how were individuals able to speak to large crowds of people without sound equipment (i.e. microphone, amp, speakers, etc)?

Answer: Obviously people spoke loudly and projected their voices. Some may have used megaphones (cone shaped devised which project sound). In some cases there may have been people in the crowd who would repeat what was said to those who were farher way and couldn't hear. Also, theaters were ingeniously constructed to carry the voice. For example, I have visited the theater in Caesarea in Israel, and it is amazing how a person standing on the stage area can be heard distinctly high up in the seating area.