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  1. What is a theatron?
  2. What is Euripedes known for?
  3. What were limitations of greek theater?
  4. What is Thespis know for?
  5. What is sophocles know for?
  1. a Creating the first actor/protagonist and dialogue. Also invented theatrical masks
  2. b Adding a third actor, fixing number of chorus to fifteen, introducing painted scenery, making each play of a trilogy seperate in nature, and making stories about human-human relationship rather than human-god relationships.
  3. c where the audience sat
  4. d no violence on stage, no lighting, always outdoors, no curtains, no intermissions, off scene info relayed by messenger, continuous presence of chorus on sage, simple plots, action took place in a single day, and one scene plays.
  5. e Reduced participation of chorus, including ordinary people as characters in plays, realities of war, criticizing of religion, exuberance, tough decisions, and the sudden appearance of a god.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 406 BC
  2. Dionysus
  3. altar to Dionysus on which sacrifices were made, and which was sometimes used as a stage prop
  4. 496 BC
  5. Eteocles

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a skene?wooden building with three doors through which actors made their entrances and exits


  2. By what method is Antigone sentenced to death?Polyneices


  3. what is the parados?chorus marching in from the left or right


  4. What is the orchestra?circular dancing place of the chorus; where performance is held


  5. Who were the two main characters in Antigone?Creon and Antigone