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11 terms
Greek Drama
Skene
Sophocles
Theater can be traced down back to
Dionysus
Provided a place for actors to relax or to change costumes an…
Wrote 123 plays and won the best playwright contest at the fe…
500 B.C.
the god of wine and fertility, his blessing was sought to ens…
Skene
Provided a place for actors to relax or to change costumes an…
Sophocles
Wrote 123 plays and won the best playwright contest at the fe…
37 terms
Ancient Greek Drama and Theater Vocabulary
Aristotle
Sophocles
anagnorisis
antistrophe
Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander t…
respected and award winning Greek playwright; used three acto…
the recognition of truth in the tragic hero (recognizes his d…
the section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in c…
Aristotle
Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander t…
Sophocles
respected and award winning Greek playwright; used three acto…
25 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
Theatron
Altar
Dionysus
Lessons of Drama
Seating area for audience
In the center for paying respects to gods.
To celebrate him was the start of Greek theater. God of wines.
To teach good morals and behavior.
Theatron
Seating area for audience
Altar
In the center for paying respects to gods.
18 terms
Vocabulary of Greek Drama 2
Ethos
Bathos
Bathos
Pathos
appeal to ethics; a means of convincing someone of the charac…
an abrupt, often ludicrous change from the lofty to the ordin…
false pathos; sentimentality
appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing an audience of…
Ethos
appeal to ethics; a means of convincing someone of the charac…
Bathos
an abrupt, often ludicrous change from the lofty to the ordin…
23 terms
Vocabulary of the Greek Drama
Greek Chorus
Greek Chorus
Ode
Episode
a homogeneous, non-individualised group of performers, who co…
an elaborately structured poem praising or glorifying an even…
a coherent narrative unit within a larger dramatic work
Greek Chorus
a homogeneous, non-individualised group of performers, who co…
Greek Chorus
45 terms
Ancient Greek Drama and Theater Vocabulary
Aeschylus
Aristotle
Sophocles
anagnorisis
writer of tragedies; wrote Oresteia; proposed the idea of hav…
Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander t…
respected and award winning Greek playwright; used three acto…
the recognition in the tragic hero of what his downfall allow…
Aeschylus
writer of tragedies; wrote Oresteia; proposed the idea of hav…
Aristotle
Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander t…
33 terms
Greek Drama Vocabularies
Parados
Exodos
Prologue
Paean
Entrance song of when chorus enters, "passage ways"
When the chorus exits at the end of the play. They sing a pro…
a song of praise or thanksgiving for Dionysus
Parados
Entrance song of when chorus enters, "passage ways"
Exodos
When the chorus exits at the end of the play. They sing a pro…
20 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
skene
orchestra
chorus
theatron
backdrop
location chorus sang and danced
group of actors who supplemented the action; often represente…
watching place
skene
backdrop
orchestra
location chorus sang and danced
18 terms
Greek drama vocabulary
tragedy
verse drama
satyr play
orchestra
A serious play recounting related events in the life of a per…
Drama in which the dialogue takes the form of poetry
A bawdy drama
The performing area in the amphitheater
tragedy
A serious play recounting related events in the life of a per…
verse drama
Drama in which the dialogue takes the form of poetry
22 terms
Greek drama vocabulary
mythology
tragedy
verse drama
satyr play
A set of stories the Greeks told to explain the world around…
A serious play recounting related events in the life of a per…
Drama in which the dialogue takes the form of poetry
A bawdy drama
mythology
A set of stories the Greeks told to explain the world around…
tragedy
A serious play recounting related events in the life of a per…
14 terms
Intro to Greek Drama Vocabulary
Catharsis
Comedy
Tragedy
Tragic hero
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotion tensions,…
A play, movie, etc., of light and humorous characters with a…
A lamentable, dreadful, or fatal event or affair; calamity; d…
A great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy who is de…
Catharsis
The purging of the emotions or relieving of emotion tensions,…
Comedy
A play, movie, etc., of light and humorous characters with a…
388 terms
Greek drama vocabulary
αβρος
μαλθακος
αγαλλομαι
αγαλμα
Delicate, soft
Delicate, soft
I exult
An ornament, a statue
αβρος
Delicate, soft
μαλθακος
Delicate, soft
111 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary 3
ποθεω
ιμειρω
χρηζω
πνευμα
I desire
I desire
I desire
Breath
ποθεω
I desire
ιμειρω
I desire
109 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary 1
χολη
μενος
θυμος
μηνις
Anger
Anger
Anger
Anger
χολη
Anger
μενος
Anger
116 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary 2
ταλας
ταλαιπωρος
τλημων
αθλιος
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
ταλας
Poor
ταλαιπωρος
Poor
10 terms
Greek DRAMA vocabulary
Protagonist
Antagonist
Chorus
Comedy
The major character in a play
The character opposing the protagonist
A group of actors who sang and danced in unison and made comm…
A play that presents its theme and characters in a humorous way
Protagonist
The major character in a play
Antagonist
The character opposing the protagonist
22 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
tragedy
tragic hero
hamartia
hubris
an imitation of a serious action which will arouse pity and f…
a character, usually of high birth, neither totally good nor…
a tragic flaw, weakness of character or error in judgment, wh…
arrogance or excessive pride which causes the hero's transgre…
tragedy
an imitation of a serious action which will arouse pity and f…
tragic hero
a character, usually of high birth, neither totally good nor…
47 terms
Greek Drama
Drama was born in
Much knowledge of Greek theatre comes…
Drama quests were held
Earliest record of Greek drama dates to
Ancient Greece
historical writings
To honor dionysus
534 BC
Drama was born in
Ancient Greece
Much knowledge of Greek theatre comes…
historical writings
33 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
534 BCE
480 BCE
472 BCE
Who was Dionysus?
Start of competitive playwrighting
Persians attacked Athens
Aeschylus wrote "The Persians"
Greek god of wine, and connected to life and land
534 BCE
Start of competitive playwrighting
480 BCE
Persians attacked Athens
12 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
Anarchist
Auspicious
Contempt
Defile
A person favoring the overthrow of government.
Promising success; favorable.
An attitude of regarding someone or something as worthless or…
To make dirty, unclean, or impure.
Anarchist
A person favoring the overthrow of government.
Auspicious
Promising success; favorable.
13 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
Anagnorisis
Catharsis
Deus ex Machina
Peripeteia
the critical moment of recognition or discovery, especially p…
the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
a god introduced into a play to resolve the entanglements of…
a certain turn of events or an unexpected reversal, especiall…
Anagnorisis
the critical moment of recognition or discovery, especially p…
Catharsis
the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
15 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
trilogy
amphitheater
orchestra
proscenium
Three related literary works
Large semi-circular area or auditorium for ceremonies or plays
Flat place at base of amphitheater where sacrifices were made
Porch used as a stage; originally two story house for actors…
trilogy
Three related literary works
amphitheater
Large semi-circular area or auditorium for ceremonies or plays
15 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
Greek Theater
Ampitheater
Chorus
Comedy
devolped in ancient Greece between the years 550 BC and 220 B…
Open-air structure in which plays were performed. The stage f…
Bystanders in a play who present odes/songs about the action.
Play containing humor--characters do not experience a tragedy.
Greek Theater
devolped in ancient Greece between the years 550 BC and 220 B…
Ampitheater
Open-air structure in which plays were performed. The stage f…
11 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
trilogy
amphitheater
orchestra
proscenium
Three related literary works
Large semi-circular area or auditorium for ceremonies or plays
Flat place at base of amphitheater where sacrifices were made
Porch used as a stage. Originally two story house for actors,…
trilogy
Three related literary works
amphitheater
Large semi-circular area or auditorium for ceremonies or plays
8 terms
Greek drama vocabulary
Protagonist
Antagonist
Chorus
Comedy
The major character in a play
The character opposing the protagonist
A group of actors who sang and danced in unison and made comm…
A play that presents its theme and characters in a humorous way
Protagonist
The major character in a play
Antagonist
The character opposing the protagonist
22 terms
Greek drama vocabulary
Dithyramb
Tragoedia
Orkestra
Hypokrites
Choral ode to honor dionysus
Means goat song, origin of the word tragedy
The circular dancing place where the chorus performs
1st actor who performed during intervals of dithyramb
Dithyramb
Choral ode to honor dionysus
Tragoedia
Means goat song, origin of the word tragedy
15 terms
Drama - Greek vocabulary
drama
dionysis
aristophanes
tragedy
thing done; seeing place
god of fruitfulness and the vine
play and comedy, written in 5th century
goat song
drama
thing done; seeing place
dionysis
god of fruitfulness and the vine
9 terms
Greek Drama vocabulary
Catharsis
Antistrophe/ strophe
Chorus
Cosmic irony
The purging of emotions that audience members experience as t…
Literally a turning about or opposite turning, the dancing mo…
A group of men who danced and chanted the strophe and antistr…
Irony of faith, occurs when God, fate, or some larger, uncont…
Catharsis
The purging of emotions that audience members experience as t…
Antistrophe/ strophe
Literally a turning about or opposite turning, the dancing mo…
12 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
Auspicious
Anarchist
Contempt
Defile
promising success; favorable
a person favoring the overthrow of government
an attitude of regarding someone or something as worthless or…
to make dirty, unclean, or impure
Auspicious
promising success; favorable
Anarchist
a person favoring the overthrow of government
12 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
Anarchist
Auspicious
Contempt
Defile
A person favoring the overthrow of government.
Promising success; favorable.
An attitude of regarding someone or something as worthless or…
To make dirty, unclean, or impure.
Anarchist
A person favoring the overthrow of government.
Auspicious
Promising success; favorable.
11 terms
drama greek vocabulary
Thespis
comedy
tragedy
dialogue
the 1st solo actor not in a chorus
a play in which the protagonist gets what he/she wants, even…
a play in which the protagonist does not get what he/she want…
two or more people speaking in a play-script, dialogue is wha…
Thespis
the 1st solo actor not in a chorus
comedy
a play in which the protagonist gets what he/she wants, even…
11 terms
DRAMA Greek Vocabulary
Thespis
Comedy
Tragedy
Dialogue
The first actor, Winner of play writing competition in 534 B.…
A play in which the protagonist gets what she/he wants when h…
a play in which the protagonist does not get what she/he want…
two or more people speaking in a playscript dialoge is what i…
Thespis
The first actor, Winner of play writing competition in 534 B.…
Comedy
A play in which the protagonist gets what she/he wants when h…
11 terms
Drama- Greek Vocabulary
Thespis
~Comedy
~Tragedy
:Diologue
The first actor; came up with the idea of monologues
A play in which the protagonist gets what s/he wants, even if…
A play in which the protagonist does not get what s/he wants,…
2 or more people speaking in a playscript
Thespis
The first actor; came up with the idea of monologues
~Comedy
A play in which the protagonist gets what s/he wants, even if…
33 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
antagonist
protagonist
tragic flaw
hubris
forces arrayed against the protagonist, whether persons, thin…
the central character in the conflict, whether he/she is symp…
the weakness or moral failing that blemishes the tragic hero/…
overwhelming pride (a tragic flaw)
antagonist
forces arrayed against the protagonist, whether persons, thin…
protagonist
the central character in the conflict, whether he/she is symp…
17 terms
The Greek Drama Vocabulary
Theatron
Parados
Orchestra
Skene
"The seeing place"; stone benches which the audience would si…
Broad aisles in which the chorus would enter the orchestra
"Dancing place"; circular floor in the center of the theatre…
Rectangular building with three doors in front; provided gene…
Theatron
"The seeing place"; stone benches which the audience would si…
Parados
Broad aisles in which the chorus would enter the orchestra
8 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary
Background
Growth in Athens
What Theater was Like...
Catharsis
5th century in Athens, Greece -Golden Age(time of peace)... defe…
sculpture/architecture... poetry/drama... athletics
written and preformed to worship Dionysus(wine)... part of a fes…
a mass release of emotion that allowed for renewal and rebirt…
Background
5th century in Athens, Greece -Golden Age(time of peace)... defe…
Growth in Athens
sculpture/architecture... poetry/drama... athletics
10 terms
English Greek Drama Vocabulary
catharsis
Dramatic irony
dithyramb
Episode
the arousal of pity and fear in an audience in order to purge…
failure of a character to see of understand what is obvious t…
choral hymn that praised Dionysus, god of wine and revelry, a…
scene or section of a play with dialogue, similar to act
catharsis
the arousal of pity and fear in an audience in order to purge…
Dramatic irony
failure of a character to see of understand what is obvious t…
19 terms
Vocabulary for Greek Drama
Thespis
thespian
Aeschylus
Sophocles
The first actor.
An actor, from Thespis.
Greek playwright, (525 - 456 B.C.) who added a second actor.
Greek playwright, (495 - 406 B.C.) who added a third actor an…
Thespis
The first actor.
thespian
An actor, from Thespis.
22 terms
Greek Classical Drama vocabulary
Classical drama originated in the coun…
Theater festivals honored the god
He was the god of
In most classical productions, there w…
Greece
Dionysus
Fertility and wine
Male, men and boys
Classical drama originated in the coun…
Greece
Theater festivals honored the god
Dionysus
18 terms
Greek Drama and Mythology: Vocabulary
aegis (n.)
cathartic (adj.)
draconian (adj.)
halcyon (adj.)
protection, support; sponsorship, auspices; shield of Greek g…
providing psychological relief through open expression of str…
rigorous; unusually severe or cruel
calm, peaceful, tranquil; happy, joyful, carefree
aegis (n.)
protection, support; sponsorship, auspices; shield of Greek g…
cathartic (adj.)
providing psychological relief through open expression of str…
16 terms
Classical Greek Drama Vocabulary
Theater
Skene
Orchestra
Theatron
Place for Greek Drama to be performed; Greek Drama was filled…
A long building served as a backdrop for the action and as a…
A spacious floor located between the skene and the audience
The seating area for the audience
Theater
Place for Greek Drama to be performed; Greek Drama was filled…
Skene
A long building served as a backdrop for the action and as a…
20 terms
Greek Drama-Specific Vocabulary
Antistrophe
Aphorism
Catastrophe
Catharsis
The middle part of the ode/stasimon, know as the "Counter-tur…
A concise, witty statement of wisdom or opinion
A disastrous end, bringing overthrow or ruin
Emotional purification, healing, or cleansing
Antistrophe
The middle part of the ode/stasimon, know as the "Counter-tur…
Aphorism
A concise, witty statement of wisdom or opinion
69 terms
Greek Drama Vocabulary 4
καθαιρω
καθαρμος
καινος
νεοχμος
I cleanse
Purification
New
New
καθαιρω
I cleanse
καθαρμος
Purification
15 terms
Antigone and Greek Drama Vocabulary
Meddle
Anarchist
Sated
Malicious
Verb ... Interfere in something that is not one's concern
Noun ... A person who opposes all forms of government
Verb ... Filled, Satisfied
Adjective ... Intended to hurt or harm
Meddle
Verb ... Interfere in something that is not one's concern
Anarchist
Noun ... A person who opposes all forms of government
21 terms
Greek Drama & Tragedy Vocabulary
Proskenion
Skene
Theatron
Thespis
raised platform
backstage area
seating area for spectators
first actor spoke separately
Proskenion
raised platform
Skene
backstage area
17 terms
Greek Drama and Tragedy Vocabulary
Orchestra
Chorus
Skene
Deus ex machina
"Dancing place".
A dozen or so men that chant lines and dance on the orchestra.
A stage building that served as dressing rooms.
"God from the machine". Term used to describe any improbable…
Orchestra
"Dancing place".
Chorus
A dozen or so men that chant lines and dance on the orchestra.
32 terms
Greek Drama
dithyrambs
City Dionysia
Thespis
protagonist
The earliest origins of drama are to be found in Athens where…
a festival of entertainment held in honor of the god Dionysus…
most remarkable of all the winners was said to be a wandering…
The first plays were performed with just one actor called a _…
dithyrambs
The earliest origins of drama are to be found in Athens where…
City Dionysia
a festival of entertainment held in honor of the god Dionysus…
26 terms
Antigone Vocabulary/ Greek Drama Terms
Soliloquy
Aside
Tragedy
Tragic hero
A particular type of monologue delivered by a character to hi…
A comment made by a character that the audience hears and und…
A type of play in which it featured characters plagued by a c…
The protagonist of a tragedy
Soliloquy
A particular type of monologue delivered by a character to hi…
Aside
A comment made by a character that the audience hears and und…
13 terms
Vocabulary: Greek Drama Terms, Oedipus
mimesis
pathos
hamartia/ate
aresteia
an artistic imitation or representation of reality
suffering
fatal error or tragic flaw
moment of hero's greatest success or accomplishment
mimesis
an artistic imitation or representation of reality
pathos
suffering
33 terms
Greek Drama Terms
chorus
choragos
catharsis
comedy
group of 15 actors who spoke/dance/sang together and commente…
head chorus member, could interact with characters, "a respec…
a release of emotions for the audience at the end of a tragedy
an amusing play about laughable people with stupid blunders t…
chorus
group of 15 actors who spoke/dance/sang together and commente…
choragos
head chorus member, could interact with characters, "a respec…
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