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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dionysia

The Dionysia was a large festival in ancient Athens in honor of the god Dionysus, the central ... The comic playwright Aristophanes parodied the Rural Dionysia in his play ... the fifth century BC, five days of the festival were set aside for performance, .... The New York Classical Club, through Fordham University's Classics ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bacchae

The Bacchae is an ancient Greek tragedy, written by the Athenian playwright Euripides during ... It won first prize in the City Dionysia festival competition. ... In Euripides' plays the gods represent various human qualities, allowing the audience to ... In The Bacchae there are two completely different versions of Dionysus.

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The plays performed at the Festival of Dionysus represented a completely new performance genre called WHAT? The plays performed at the Festival of ...

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Athens exported the festival to its numerous colonies and allies in order to ... drama occurred at the Dionysia, an annual festival honoring Dionysus. ... a new style in which a solo actor performed the speeches of the characters in the ... Tragedy and comedy were viewed as completely separate genres, and no plays ever ...

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Jan 6, 2012 ... What does a Greek god have to do with plays and theater? ... Theater in Ancient Greece: The Festival of Dionysus ... who took him to Mt. Nysa to be raised by the half-human, half-goat creatures known as satyrs. ... The festival allowed three playwrights to have their plays performed in the tragic contests.

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Oct 22, 2010 ... We have 33 Greek plays, 36 Roman plays and more than 400 ... At which dramatic festival were these dramas first performed? ... BCE), also known as Oedipus Rex or Oedipus the King. ... Although one day of the City Dionysia was alotted for the performance of five comedies, the Dionysian festival at which ...

www.ancient-literature.com/greece_euripides_bacchae.html

“The Bacchae”, also known as “The Bacchantes” (Gr: “Bakchai”), is a late ... 410 BCE, but it only premiered posthumously at the City Dionysia festival of 405 BCE, ... The play begins with a prologue by the young god Dionysus, who explains the .... The order that Pentheus represents, however, is not just the legal order, but ...

www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/ancient-greek-theater-and-monumental-amphitheaters-honor-dionysus-003292

Jun 25, 2015 ... One of these festivals was called the 'City Dionysia'. ... In the 6th century B.C. a priest of Dionysus, named Thespis, introduced a new element that is considered ... They were viewed as completely separate genres, and plays did not merge ... The second period, New Comedy, was represented by the Greek ...

www.britannica.com/art/dramatic-literature

dramatic literature: The texts of plays that can be read, as distinct from being seen ... drama of Japan was performed at religious festivals only for the feudal aristocracy. ... Drama is the most wide-ranging of all the arts: it not only represents life but also ..... of enthusiasts (so-called Ibsenites) to stimulate a new drama of ideas.