Greek Drama Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Greek Drama.

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Greek Drama Summary

The art of drama developed in the ancient Greek city-state of Athens in the late sixth century B.C. From the religious chants honoring Dionysus arose the first tragedies, which centered on the gods and Greece's mythical past. In the fifth century, Greek audiences enjoyed the works of four master playwrights; of these, three¬óAeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides¬ówere tragedians. The early works focused on the good and evil that existed simultaneously in...

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Greek Drama Study Guide