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U1: Ancient Theatre--Egyptian Theatre & Greek Theatre
Story of Osiris who is brother to Seth and sister to Isis. Osiris marries Isis and they have a son together named Horus and Horus kills Seth
Abydos Passion Play
The plot-line of Osiris/Isis/Seth/Horus
Two Wars that Bookend the Golden Age of Greek Literature
Persian Wars and Peloponnesian War (Athens vs. Sparta)
Golden Age of Greek Theatre (5th Century BCE)
Significant cultural movement that sprung a festival Dionysia, that honored the god Dionysius
God of Wine, Loss of Identity and Acting. Also "God of Partying"
Orgiastic and dramatic festivals held periodically in honor of Dionysius which Greek comedy and tragedy developed
God of Order, relating to the static qualities that encompass form, reason, harmony, sobriety, etc.
Oracle at Delphi-(Gnothi Seauton and Meden Agan)
Two Pillars. Know thyself (know your place), everything in moderation (Healthy balance).
First actor; stepped out and sang solo lines
City official who selects playwrights
Wealthy citizen who funds the play
The playwright-actually writing the play. Didaskolos literally means to teach.