A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama
This Blackwell Guide introduces ancient Greek drama, which flourished principally in Athens from the sixth century BC to the third century BC.
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Acharnians actors Aeschylus Agamemnon agon Aigisthos Ajax Alkestis ancient Antigone Apollo Argos Aristophanes Aristotle Athenian Athens audience Bacchae Birds burlesque career character choral chorus City Dionysia Clouds comic poet COMPETITION Cyclops daughter death Dionysos dithyramb Elektra episodes Eteokles Eumenides Eupolis Euripides father festival fifth century figure formal fourth century fragments Frogs Furies gods Greek drama Greek tragedy Hecuba Helen Herakles hero Hippolytos human humor iambic Iphigeneia Kleon Klytaimestra Knights Kratinos Kreon later Lenaia Libation-Bearers lines Lysistrate male Medea Menander Menelaos messenger meter modern murder myth Neoptolemos Odysseus Oedipus at Kolonos Oedipus Tyrannos Old Comedy oracle orchestra Oresteia Orestes parabasis parody Pentheus performance perhaps Perikles Persians Philoktetes Phrynichos play plot plot-line polis political production prologue Prometheus Pylades ritual role satyr-drama satyr-play satyrs scene skene Sokrates song Sophokles sort spectators stasimon story Suppliants SYNOPSIS theater Thebes theme Theseus Thesmophoria trilogy Trojan Women Troy victory Wasps woman Zeus