In the background were the beautiful layered mountains of the White Rock Wildlife Management.
"Is there some activity in your background that you haven't told me about, Madam Spy?" he chided.
He was not only the oldest native dramatist, but the first author of an epic poem (Bellum Punicum) - which, by combining the representation of actual contemporary history with a mythical background, may be said to have created the Roman type of epic poetry.
The frieze consisted of white marble figures in relief, affixed to a background of black Eleusinian stone.