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Greek Theater - English 10
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Parodos
a space where the chorus would dance, sing and interact with…
where the spectators sat; "viewing-place"
building behind the stage; decorated to suit the play; like t…
place where chorus and some actors made their entrances and e…
Orchestra
a space where the chorus would dance, sing and interact with…
Theatron
where the spectators sat; "viewing-place"
30 terms
English - Greek Theater
Dionysus
Satyrs
Dithyrambs
Chorus
God of fertility and wine... -God of rebirth
Half human and half beast
A ceremony to worship Dionysus
Represent towns people... -performers
Dionysus
God of fertility and wine... -God of rebirth
Satyrs
Half human and half beast
35 terms
English (Greek Theater)
Plays were first put on as a
Dionysos
Polytheistic
Amphitheater
Ritual to the god Dionysos
God of wine and parties
Many gods
Outdoor theater... No curtains
Plays were first put on as a
Ritual to the god Dionysos
Dionysos
God of wine and parties
21 terms
English Greek theater
Impiety (N)
Oracle (N)
Edict (N)
Infamous (Adj)
Crime aganist the gods
A priest or priestess that acts as a prophet offering advice…
An official order issue by a person in authority; decree
Well known for some bad quality or deed
Impiety (N)
Crime aganist the gods
Oracle (N)
A priest or priestess that acts as a prophet offering advice…
25 terms
english - greek theater terms
Promulgate
Flout
Epiphany
Piety
To proclaim or declare something officially, especially to pu…
To show contempt for a law or convention by openly disobeying…
A sudden realization or leap of understanding
religious devotion; a strong respectful belief in a deity or…
Promulgate
To proclaim or declare something officially, especially to pu…
Flout
To show contempt for a law or convention by openly disobeying…
39 terms
English Greek Theater
Religious Festivals
Dionysus
Bacchus
City of Dionysia
Held in honor of Dionysus
Greek god of wine, fertility, ritual madness, ecstasy, and th…
Roman name of Dionysus
Religious festival held every spring in Athens
Religious Festivals
Held in honor of Dionysus
Dionysus
Greek god of wine, fertility, ritual madness, ecstasy, and th…
16 terms
english - ancient greek theater
golden age
dionyseia
dionysus
tragodia
era theater began in in greece
festival held every spring that celebrates rebirth
god of wine and fertility, symbol was goat
"goat song", led to tragedy
golden age
era theater began in in greece
dionyseia
festival held every spring that celebrates rebirth
27 terms
English: Greek Theater
Dionysius
building blocks of theater
theatron
orchestra
Greek god of wine who started theater
actor performing in front of an audience
'the seeing place;' where audience would sit
dancing place
Dionysius
Greek god of wine who started theater
building blocks of theater
actor performing in front of an audience
English Test - Greek Theater
Dithyrambs
Deus ex machine
Chorus
Dionysus
a song or ode in honor of Dionysus
a person or thing that appears or is introduced into a situat…
a group of actors who described and commented on main action…
Greek G-d of wine, fertility, and drama
Dithyrambs
a song or ode in honor of Dionysus
Deus ex machine
a person or thing that appears or is introduced into a situat…
10 terms
Greek Theater (English Exam)
strophe
ode
satyr
deus ex machina
the first of a pair of stanzas of alternating form on which t…
name given to an extended lyric poem characterized by exalted…
a man with a goat's ears, tail, legs, and horns OR genre of a…
a mechanical device that permitted an actor, playing a god, t…
strophe
the first of a pair of stanzas of alternating form on which t…
ode
name given to an extended lyric poem characterized by exalted…
25 terms
English Greek Theater Background
Theater Today
Origin of Tragedy
Thespis
Aeschylus
-Movies... -Giant plays (stage/performed live)
-Religious festivals in honor of Dionysus... -City of Dionysia…
-"Father of Drama" (6th Century BCE)... -Won prize for tragedy…
-525 to 426 BCE... -Added second actor... -Wrote trilogies on uni…
Theater Today
-Movies... -Giant plays (stage/performed live)
Origin of Tragedy
-Religious festivals in honor of Dionysus... -City of Dionysia…
9 terms
English Greek Theater Vocab
Verbal Irony
Situational Irony
Dramatic Irony
Simile
The use of words to mean something different from what a pers…
noun/ it involves a discrepancy between what is expected to h…
A literary technique, originally used in Greek tragedy, by wh…
N. A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing w…
Verbal Irony
The use of words to mean something different from what a pers…
Situational Irony
noun/ it involves a discrepancy between what is expected to h…
8 terms
english greek theater
theatron
orchestra
Thymele
Parados
area of seats for the audience hollowed out from the hillside
large area in front of the stage where the chorus sang and da…
large area in front of the stage where the chorus sang and da…
walled walkway used by the chorus to enter and exit the stage
theatron
area of seats for the audience hollowed out from the hillside
orchestra
large area in front of the stage where the chorus sang and da…
8 terms
English Greek Theater
Theatron
Parados
Orchestra
Stage
literally "the watching place"
passageways, where actors enter
literally "the dancing place"
where the performance happens
Theatron
literally "the watching place"
Parados
passageways, where actors enter
10 terms
English - The Greek Theater
orchestra
theatron
skene
parados
a round or semi-circular paved area where the chorus sings an…
the viewing area
tent; wooden construction with a flat roof in front of which…
a gangway leading into the orchestra over which chorus and ac…
orchestra
a round or semi-circular paved area where the chorus sings an…
theatron
the viewing area
14 terms
English Greek Theater Stuff
Tradegies in honor of...
Invented first actor
Invented second actor
Invented third actor
Dionysus
Thespis
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Tradegies in honor of...
Dionysus
Invented first actor
Thespis
30 terms
English Ancient Greek Theater
Tragedy
Catharsis
Trilogy
Prologue
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
the purpose of tragedy; a purification of purging of emotions
three separate dramas that work individually or collectively
the opening scene
Tragedy
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
Catharsis
the purpose of tragedy; a purification of purging of emotions
27 terms
AP English - Greek Theater
Dionysus
Amphitheater
Aristotle
Parts of Greek Theater
-Greek God of vegetation, wine, wild emotion... -festival held t…
-14k-20k... -financed by city government and Patrons
-wrote the poetics... -Greek philosopher, logic, politics, scien…
-theatron... -parodos ... -skene ... -paraskenia... -altar... -orchestra
Dionysus
-Greek God of vegetation, wine, wild emotion... -festival held t…
Amphitheater
-14k-20k... -financed by city government and Patrons
27 terms
English Greek Theater
Before the written word
Topics included
First record of a theatrical performance
Greeks paid tribute to
stories were told around campfires
hunts, harvests, heroic stories, or love stories
Egypt 2000 B.C.
Dionysus
Before the written word
stories were told around campfires
Topics included
hunts, harvests, heroic stories, or love stories
25 terms
English: Greek Theater Terms
Dithyramb
Tragedy
Satyr Play
Comedy
choral songs that were originally about the death and resurre…
Increasingly intense individual focus on a noble yet tragic p…
short plays performed between the act of tragedies. They made…
features absurdity & improbable events- in slapstick and bawd…
Dithyramb
choral songs that were originally about the death and resurre…
Tragedy
Increasingly intense individual focus on a noble yet tragic p…
21 terms
English Greek Theater Notes
There was a festival honoring ______.…
3 great dramatists/tragedians
1st actor
In _____, ______ creating a character
Dionysus... God of wine & fertility
Aeschylus, Sophocles, & Euripides (author of madea)
Thespis
534 BC; Thespis separated himself from the chorus
There was a festival honoring ______.…
Dionysus... God of wine & fertility
3 great dramatists/tragedians
Aeschylus, Sophocles, & Euripides (author of madea)
37 terms
English Greek Theater
Dionysus
wine and celebration
comedy, tragedy, and satyr
Sophocles
What God did the Greek theater festival celebrate?
What is Dionysus the God of?
What are the three types of Greek plays?
Who wrote Antigone?
Dionysus
What God did the Greek theater festival celebrate?
wine and celebration
What is Dionysus the God of?
English Greek theater
Prologue
Parados
Exodus
Exposition
Information about the events prior to the beginning of the pl…
Entrance of the chorus
The concluding scene
Sets the scene of the play and establishes the mood early on.…
Prologue
Information about the events prior to the beginning of the pl…
Parados
Entrance of the chorus
58 terms
English Greek Theater
Golden Age of Greece
Chorus
Choreography
Dionysus
What the 5th century in Greece was called
A group of dancers
The word that chorus comes from
The god of wine and revelry
Golden Age of Greece
What the 5th century in Greece was called
Chorus
A group of dancers
19 terms
English greek theater
greek drama
Thespis
Theater
Skene
- festivals in honor of Dionysus ... -All citizens attended... -Drama
actors are called thebians
held 18000-20000... one of the largest facilities ever created f…
Hut/building behind stage where actors would enter and exit a…
greek drama
- festivals in honor of Dionysus ... -All citizens attended... -Drama
Thespis
actors are called thebians
14 terms
English 10 Greek Theater
foil
dramatic irony
scotoma
peripeteia
Antigone and Ismene
oedipus is Iocaste's son but only the audience can tell-oedip…
creon's would be that he is making a big deal about Polyneices
reversal of fortune; oedipus when messanger explains his past
foil
Antigone and Ismene
dramatic irony
oedipus is Iocaste's son but only the audience can tell-oedip…
36 terms
English II: Greek Theater
Dionysis
dithyramb
actor
Thepsis
Greek god of wine and fertility, who had religious festivals…
Dionysis' havest dances over centuries developed into a relig…
One of the chorus members stepped away from the others to pla…
created the first actor
Dionysis
Greek god of wine and fertility, who had religious festivals…
dithyramb
Dionysis' havest dances over centuries developed into a relig…
16 terms
English Greek Theater Terms
Anagnorisis
Antagonist
Catharsis
Chorus
startling discovery; moment of epiphany/realization. When a c…
chief opponent of the protagonist in a Greek play
In literature and art, a purification of emotions, "cleansing…
Bystanders in a play who present odes on the action. A parode…
Anagnorisis
startling discovery; moment of epiphany/realization. When a c…
Antagonist
chief opponent of the protagonist in a Greek play
28 terms
English Vocab Greek Theater
eddy
heed
hence
orb
current
pay attention to
away
sphere or planet
eddy
current
heed
pay attention to
18 terms
English Greek Theater Test
492 BC
The debris washed up in sight of _____…
The Greeks believed that the _________…
490 BC
Persian fleet destroyed by a storm
Mt. Olympus
Olympian gods
battle of Marathon
492 BC
Persian fleet destroyed by a storm
The debris washed up in sight of _____…
Mt. Olympus
13 terms
English (Medea/ Greek theater)
Athens
Plays were in honor of_____________?
Greek playwright tragedies
Comic playwright
Democracy, philosophy, architecture, math, science, theater
City of Dionysia, god Dionysia ... Were viewed as a political an…
- Sophocles (Antigone)... - Aeschylus ... - Euripides ( Medea)
Aristophanes
Athens
Democracy, philosophy, architecture, math, science, theater
Plays were in honor of_____________?
City of Dionysia, god Dionysia ... Were viewed as a political an…
30 terms
Greek Theater - English 10
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Parodos
a space where the chorus would dance, sing and interact with…
where the spectators sat; "viewing-place"
building behind the stage; decorated to suit the play; like t…
place where chorus and some actors made their entrances and e…
Orchestra
a space where the chorus would dance, sing and interact with…
Theatron
where the spectators sat; "viewing-place"
27 terms
Greek Theater - English 10
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Parodos
dancing space
viewing place
tent behind the theater
passageways
Orchestra
dancing space
Theatron
viewing place
9 terms
English Greek theater
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Where was the dramas performed
Dancing Place" where chorus sang to the audience
Seating for audience
Portion of stage where actors performed (included 1-3 doors i…
amphitheatre
Orchestra
Dancing Place" where chorus sang to the audience
Theatron
Seating for audience
37 terms
English Greek Theater
Dionysus
wine and celebration
comedy, tragedy, and satyr
Sophocles
What God did the Greek theater festival celebrate?
What is Dionysus the God of?
What are the three types of Greek plays?
Who wrote Antigone?
Dionysus
What God did the Greek theater festival celebrate?
wine and celebration
What is Dionysus the God of?
58 terms
English Greek Theater
Golden Age of Greece
Chorus
Choreography
Dionysus
What the 5th century in Greece was called
A group of dancers
The word that chorus comes from
The god of wine and revelry
Golden Age of Greece
What the 5th century in Greece was called
Chorus
A group of dancers
30 terms
English 200 Greek Theater
What is meant by "Classical Mythology"
Ancient Greek culture's highpoint occu…
What was the Persian War?... Who is Herod…
What form of government was developed…
Greek and Roman
5th century B.C.
Persian empire against Greece empire... He was the one that wrot…
Democracy
What is meant by "Classical Mythology"
Greek and Roman
Ancient Greek culture's highpoint occu…
5th century B.C.
15 terms
English: Conventions in Greek Theater
dramatic irony
unity of time
unity of place
unity of subject
audience is familiar with stories because they were taken fro…
all action of the play took place within a short time frame:…
all action limited to a single setting
1 single main plot focused on main characters with no subplots
dramatic irony
audience is familiar with stories because they were taken fro…
unity of time
all action of the play took place within a short time frame:…
21 terms
English Greek Theater Exam
Tragoedia
Tragedy
Hubris
Aristotle on Tragedy
Goats Song
depict the downfall of a noble hero or heroine, usually throu…
overweening pride
is a process of imitating an action which has serious implica…
Tragoedia
Goats Song
Tragedy
depict the downfall of a noble hero or heroine, usually throu…
21 terms
English Greek Theater Test
catastrophe
lusis
desis
anagnorisis
change of fortune
unraveling the threads of the plot
the complication of the story
ignorance -> knowledge
catastrophe
change of fortune
lusis
unraveling the threads of the plot
13 terms
English- Greek Theater
Theatron
Orchestra
Thymele
Skene
where the audience sits
chorus preforms here
alter to Dionysus
dressing room behind the back drop
Theatron
where the audience sits
Orchestra
chorus preforms here
29 terms
English Quiz-Greek Theater
What is held in honor of Dionysus?
hymn sung in honor of the god
group of about 50 who sang and danced
Who is the "Father of drama"?
religious festivals
Dithyramb
chorus
Thespis
What is held in honor of Dionysus?
religious festivals
hymn sung in honor of the god
Dithyramb
English Greek theater quiz
Thebes
Tragedy
Tragic flaws
Dramatic irony
Where the play takes place
Serious drama featuring a main character who strives to achie…
Characters inborn flaw or weakness
The audience knows something the character does not know
Thebes
Where the play takes place
Tragedy
Serious drama featuring a main character who strives to achie…
11 terms
English - Greek Theater
Origins of Drama
Details About the Theater
Dionysus
Tragic Flaw
-Ancient hymns... -In honor of God, Dionysus... -Big on costumes an…
1. Outdoors... 2. Audience sits & stands... 3. Orchestra, Theatron,…
-Son of Zues and a mortal... -God of wine, fertility, and revelr…
1. A flaw or mistake that brings the downfall of the hero... 2.…
Origins of Drama
-Ancient hymns... -In honor of God, Dionysus... -Big on costumes an…
Details About the Theater
1. Outdoors... 2. Audience sits & stands... 3. Orchestra, Theatron,…
15 terms
English Greek Theater Test
parodos
odes
paean
exodos
opening song
additional songs
thanksgiving to Dionysos
final scene
parodos
opening song
odes
additional songs
17 terms
English Greek Theater Quiz
foil
What was the largest amount of actors…
Deus Ex Machina
Why did the actors wear masks?
a character who acts as a contrast to another character's atr…
Three
A device used to "fly" the gods on stage
They helped identify a characters age, gender or emotions. Al…
foil
a character who acts as a contrast to another character's atr…
What was the largest amount of actors…
Three
54 terms
Greek Theater Jeffries English
What did Greek theatre start with?
What does and addition of an actor to…
Who gets credit for introducing the fi…
When and where was the first tragedy p…
a male chorus singing a song in honor of the god, Dionysus -…
more complicated and lengthy stories
Thespis
534BC... Athens
What did Greek theatre start with?
a male chorus singing a song in honor of the god, Dionysus -…
What does and addition of an actor to…
more complicated and lengthy stories
20 terms
English Greek theater final
the 3 playwrights (tragedians)
who sponsored the festival
how many seats were there
how many professional actors performed…
Sophocles, euripidies, aeschylus
Athens
15,000
3 professional actors
the 3 playwrights (tragedians)
Sophocles, euripidies, aeschylus
who sponsored the festival
Athens
16 terms
Greek Theater Quiz English
comedy
tragedy
Satyr Play
Festival Dionysia
light-hearted take on serious situations
serious take on any situation, often ending in death
Under the genre of comedy, uses political satire, named after…
5 day festival in Athens to honor the God of wine and revelry
comedy
light-hearted take on serious situations
tragedy
serious take on any situation, often ending in death
9 terms
English- Greek Theater
Why was attending a play considered re…
Why were tragedies performed in cycles…
Why were the tragedies performed in op…
who were only allowed to play the part…
because plays were performed to honor gods
to honor the god daionicess
because there was no lighting
males
Why was attending a play considered re…
because plays were performed to honor gods
Why were tragedies performed in cycles…
to honor the god daionicess
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