Greek Quiz #1
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Wine, Fertility, Ecstasy
What is Dionysus the Greek god of?
A dithyramb is an improvised hymn and dance for Dionysus.
What is a dithyramb?
Fate ruled over everyone in Greek drama even the Gods.
What ruled over everyone in Greek drama?
Thespians comes from Thespis who was the 1st actor.
Where does the term "Thespians" come from?
Peisistratus established the festivals.
Who established the festivals?
The City Dionysia festival was held in during the spring season.
During what season was the City Dionysia Festival held?
The government paid for the poor to attend the festival.
How did the poor manage to attend the festival?
A trilogy consists of three tragedies centered around one theme.
What is a trilogy?
During which year were actors first given awards?
The festival at Lenaia was for comedies only. Whereas the city Dionysia was for trilogies and saytr plays.
How was the festival at Lenaia different from the festival at Dionysia?
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