The chorus in a Greek drama would perform in groups of three to 50, and they often underscore the play's themes. Choruses would heighten the emotions of the play, comment on the ac...
The Ancient Greek drama, is a theatrical culture that flourished in ancient Greece
700 BC. The city-state of Athens, which became a significant cultural, political, ...
The Ancient Greeks took their entertainment very seriously and used drama as a
way of investigating the world they lived in, and what it meant to be human.
II. Theatre and Drama in Ancient Greece. The Greeks' history began around 700
B.C. with festivals honoring their many gods. One god, Dionysus, was honored ...
Heroines of Greek drama
and women immortalized in ancient Greek
tragedy. More »
The Greek drama began as a religious observance in honour of Dionysus. To the
Greeks this god personified both spring and the vintage, the latter a very ...
SECTION 2: CLASSICAL GREEK TRAGEDY AND THEATRE. Chapter 6: Early
Classical Theatre. I. Introduction: An Overview of Classical Greek Drama.
Mar 16, 2013 ... Greek tragedy was a popular and influential form of drama performed in theatres
across ancient Greece from the late 6th century BCE.
Ancient Greek Theatre. Masks of comedy and tragedy. The theatre of Ancient
Greece, or ancient Greek drama, is a theatrical culture that flourished in ancient ...
According to Aristotle, Greek drama, or, more explicitly, Greek tragedy, originated
in the dithyramb. This was a choral hymn to the god Dionysus and involved ...