Jan 19 - Dram 115 1/19/10 1) Greek drama a) 484 B.C. 387...

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Dram 115 1/19/10 1) Greek drama a) 484 B.C. – 387 BC, Nearly 100 years b) Aeschylus, Sophocles – Tragedy c) Euripides – Comedy d) Aristophanes e) Great (City) Dionysia – e.i) God of field – Dionysia, purely religious ceremonies and contests (Debate, Poetry which gave birth to drama) Festival went on for nearly 100 years, the playwrights would submit several plays, Aeschylus – 90 only about 7 survived introduced the 2 nd actor. Sophocles – 120 wrote, 9 survived introduced the 3 rd actor. Euripides – 180 18 survived f) 3 plays from Sophocles about Oedipus not actually in 3 consecutive plays g) Satyr, half goat – half man plays that that were generally “frat Boy” kind of plays the men would be able to have their way with women easily h) Usually took place in a threshing place. Over hundreds of years they developed to a Greek amphitheater. h.i)Most Famous Epidaurus – 16000 seating and a pin could be dropped and everyone still hear – bowl seating by a hill allowed for this (h.i.1) Built in the 4 th century 345 B.C. completed.
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