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34 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
tragedy
trilogy
satyr play
choregos
"goat song"- plays ending in the fall of the protagonist
three plays (often about the same theme)
a play in which a tragic theme is treated comedically
a city-appointed producer
tragedy
"goat song"- plays ending in the fall of the protagonist
trilogy
three plays (often about the same theme)
8 terms
Ancient Greece & Greek Theatre
625 BC
535 BC
Greek Theatre with Dionysis
Skene
the Greeks began telling stories on a stage in unison
Thespis becomes first actor by stepping out of chorus saying…
doesn't really deal with Dionysus anymore, starts getting int…
Scene in Greek Theatre
625 BC
the Greeks began telling stories on a stage in unison
535 BC
Thespis becomes first actor by stepping out of chorus saying…
15 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Stage
What was one of the greatest contribut…
What did the stages all have?
What were the seats made of?
When did women start attending the the…
The development of the stage
Semicircular hillside seating
First wood, then eventually stone(to add a sense of sophistic…
400 BCE
What was one of the greatest contribut…
The development of the stage
What did the stages all have?
Semicircular hillside seating
17 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Euripides
Aristotle
writer of tragedies; wrote Oresteia; proposed the idea of hav…
Greek writer of tragedies; author of Oedipus Rex
writer, used regular people instead of Gods, and tried to ans…
Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander t…
Aeschylus
writer of tragedies; wrote Oresteia; proposed the idea of hav…
Sophocles
Greek writer of tragedies; author of Oedipus Rex
Ancient Greek Theatre
City of Dionysus-
City of Dionysus-
City of Dionysus-
City of Dionysus-
The people began honoring the god Dionysus each year with a f…
Primarily between 500 and 220 BCD, the festival was held in t…
Entertainment started out as political speeches which eventua…
Banks would close for days, and people would travel from all…
City of Dionysus-
The people began honoring the god Dionysus each year with a f…
City of Dionysus-
Primarily between 500 and 220 BCD, the festival was held in t…
34 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Athens
2,500
Dionysus
wine and theater
In what ancient city-state did the genre of tragedy begin to…
Approximately how many years ago did the genre of tragedy dev…
Drama in general, and the genre of tragedy in particular, wer…
With what two things was Dionysus particularly associated?
Athens
In what ancient city-state did the genre of tragedy begin to…
2,500
Approximately how many years ago did the genre of tragedy dev…
17 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Ritual
Thespis
Drama
Theatre Arts
A repeated action that becomes a custom or ceremony.
The first actor to perform separate from the Greek chorus.
A story written to be performed on stage.
The term used to cover all parts of training or instruction i…
Ritual
A repeated action that becomes a custom or ceremony.
Thespis
The first actor to perform separate from the Greek chorus.
21 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Vocab
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Tragos
Theatron
God of wine and fertility
Hymns
Goat song
Seeing place
Dionysus
God of wine and fertility
Dithyramb
Hymns
21 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
patron
harvest and fertility
"goat song"
theotron
Dionysus was the ________ of theatre
Dionysus was the god of...
Tragedy (Tragedos)
"seeing place" A---->
patron
Dionysus was the ________ of theatre
harvest and fertility
Dionysus was the god of...
25 terms
Ancient Greek Culture/Theatre
Democracy
Who was considered a citizen?
Who was NOT considered a citizen?
The role of women in Ancient Greece
Demos + Kratos = power of the people
Men over 18 whose parents were citizens; not slaves or foreig…
Foreigners, slaves, women
run the household; manage slaves (if applicable)
Democracy
Demos + Kratos = power of the people
Who was considered a citizen?
Men over 18 whose parents were citizens; not slaves or foreig…
20 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
athens, greece
2,500 years ago
dionysus
dionysus/dithyramb
the first examples of theatre as we know it today began in th…
the first examples of theatre as we know it today began in th…
plays emerged from ritualistic choral song and dance worship…
greek god of wine intoxication, ecstacy, and madness
athens, greece
the first examples of theatre as we know it today began in th…
2,500 years ago
the first examples of theatre as we know it today began in th…
31 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Ritual versus Theater
Performative Event
Efficacy vs. Entertainment
Festival of Dionysus
The differences between the two lie within the necessary elem…
An event where performances took place
"Saying something is intending something,... performing a tradit…
Scheduled at the end of March - Springtime rituals... •Formalize…
Ritual versus Theater
The differences between the two lie within the necessary elem…
Performative Event
An event where performances took place
14 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
prologue/exposisiton
parados
ode
skene
presents backround of the conflict
chorus enters to sing an opening song or passageways to enter…
sung by chorus to divide scenes
tent building behind the stage that has access to roof
prologue/exposisiton
presents backround of the conflict
parados
chorus enters to sing an opening song or passageways to enter…
25 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
No
490 BCE-431 BCE
Significant philosophical, technologic…
A chorus of fifty men on stage singing…
Are we sure when Theatre began?
What age is referred to as the "golden age" in history?
What took place in the Golden Age?
Dithyramb
No
Are we sure when Theatre began?
490 BCE-431 BCE
What age is referred to as the "golden age" in history?
38 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Terms
Skene
Dithyramb
Deuteragonist
Orchestra
Stage building behind orchestra where the actors changed cost…
an ode to Dionysus
The character second in importance to the protagonist in clas…
circular acting space at center, translates as "dancing place"
Skene
Stage building behind orchestra where the actors changed cost…
Dithyramb
an ode to Dionysus
9 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Are Greeks credited with giving theatr…
Greeks were paying tribute to their go…
Who would they pay tribute to?
What would the Greeks do to honor Dion…
Yes
About 1400
Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility
The Greek chorus would dance around an altar, where a sacrifi…
Are Greeks credited with giving theatr…
Yes
Greeks were paying tribute to their go…
About 1400
15 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Terms
mythology
chorus
Dionysia
verse drama
set of stories which explain the world
a group of singers - in the earliest Greek drama,they perform…
festivals at which hymns, later plays, were performed in hono…
form in which Greek plays were written
mythology
set of stories which explain the world
chorus
a group of singers - in the earliest Greek drama,they perform…
23 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Drama
Performer + Audience
Skene
Thespis
Greek meaning "to do or to act"
Theatre
building behind the performance space; used to store or chang…
the first actor when he stepped out of the chorus and introdu…
Drama
Greek meaning "to do or to act"
Performer + Audience
Theatre
19 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
contest held in
First winner of contest and actor
Greek comic actors wore a boot called
Greek tragic actors wore a costume cal…
Athens
Thepis
sock
buskin
contest held in
Athens
First winner of contest and actor
Thepis
19 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
αμαρτία
αναγνώρισις
δίανόία
εθος
Hamartia (sin)
Anagnorisis (recognition)
Dianoia (thought)
Ethos (character)
αμαρτία
Hamartia (sin)
αναγνώρισις
Anagnorisis (recognition)
25 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Drama
Audience and performance
Skene
Thespis
Comes from a Greek word meaning "to do or to act"
________+_________=theatre
A building behind the performance space; used to store or cha…
The first actor that came when he stepped out of the chorus a…
Drama
Comes from a Greek word meaning "to do or to act"
Audience and performance
________+_________=theatre
15 terms
Ancient Greek theatre notes
Antistrophe
Strophe
Epode
Thymele
The second section of an Ancient Greek choral ode or of one d…
The first section of an Ancient Greek choral ode of one divis…
Actors song
Altar
Antistrophe
The second section of an Ancient Greek choral ode or of one d…
Strophe
The first section of an Ancient Greek choral ode of one divis…
16 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
OLD COMEDY
ORCHESTRA
SKENE
FACADE STAGE
Greek comedy of the the century B.C., which derived from fert…
choral performance area, semi circular, small altar to Dionys…
The large backdrop, Could be decorated with scenery, Where th…
the front of the stage, especially an imposing or decorative…
OLD COMEDY
Greek comedy of the the century B.C., which derived from fert…
ORCHESTRA
choral performance area, semi circular, small altar to Dionys…
39 terms
Ancient Greek theatre
First drama recorded in history
Pericles
Theatre of Dionysus and Parthenon
Drama focused on
8th century BC
First citizen of Athens, Golden Age of Greece, encouraged art…
Pericles built
Human struggles with a supernatural element
First drama recorded in history
8th century BC
Pericles
First citizen of Athens, Golden Age of Greece, encouraged art…
19 terms
Theatre His. - Ancient Greek Chap.
can we be sure as to where theatre act…
what is the Golden Age of Ancient Gree…
arion
thespis
no because it is a part of life and everyone does it from bei…
the rights of Dionysus were created and festivals like the Ci…
introduced spoken word, interspersed with song and dance
"the first actor" - stepped out of the dithyramb to create a/…
can we be sure as to where theatre act…
no because it is a part of life and everyone does it from bei…
what is the Golden Age of Ancient Gree…
the rights of Dionysus were created and festivals like the Ci…
13 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Remaining PLays
Satyr plays
Architectural Ruins
Theatre of Dyonysus
- Classical texts from the 5th cent. BCE... - 31 extant tragedie…
After tragedy do something fun before the audience leaves
- Approximiately 200... - Primarily Hellenistic... - Fragments of s…
- natural amphitheatre, most have been messed with. Seat of f…
Remaining PLays
- Classical texts from the 5th cent. BCE... - 31 extant tragedie…
Satyr plays
After tragedy do something fun before the audience leaves
22 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Vocab
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Amphitheatre
(literally, "dancing space") was normally circular. It was a…
where the audience of a Greek tragedy sat to view the perform…
building behind the playing area that was originally a hut fo…
is an open-air venue used for entertainment, performances, an…
Orchestra
(literally, "dancing space") was normally circular. It was a…
Theatron
where the audience of a Greek tragedy sat to view the perform…
12 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Vocabulary
The Greek chorus
Ode
Episode
Catharsis
A group of usually twelve to fifteen men who represent an imp…
The general name for the songs sung by the chorus, usually co…
The delineation of different scenes in the play
An outpouring of emotion, in a tragedy the feelings of pity a…
The Greek chorus
A group of usually twelve to fifteen men who represent an imp…
Ode
The general name for the songs sung by the chorus, usually co…
10 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Odelon
Ikria
Machina
Paraskenia
1st attempt to cover the space with a tarp
Wooden benches
Contraption from flys to lower an actor on stage
The scene wall
Odelon
1st attempt to cover the space with a tarp
Ikria
Wooden benches
55 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Pagan
What influenced the Catholic imagination
Is Oed a play
Attica
Not believing in Christian or Jewish God
Imagination has been fed by works long before Christ by pagan…
Not if you're only reading the script and not acting it out
Some very famous city-states
Pagan
Not believing in Christian or Jewish God
What influenced the Catholic imagination
Imagination has been fed by works long before Christ by pagan…
10 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Dithyramb
Protagonist
Thespis
Thespian
a wild choral hymm of ancient Greece; dedicated to the gods
leading character or main character
first greek actor in drama
derived from Thespis
Dithyramb
a wild choral hymm of ancient Greece; dedicated to the gods
Protagonist
leading character or main character
18 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Vocabulary
City Dionysia
Chorus
Choragos (chorus leader)
Prologue
a festival where, as part of the festivities, 3 tragic writer…
all male and wore masks... earliest tragedies has 50 members... Sop…
Greek tragedy indicated by system through which was financed…
opening scene which establishes the dramatic situation
City Dionysia
a festival where, as part of the festivities, 3 tragic writer…
Chorus
all male and wore masks... earliest tragedies has 50 members... Sop…
32 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Mechane
Ekkyklema
Parados
Skene
Lift to enact flying scenes for gods, etc.
Platform on wheels to bring the characters onstage; often use…
Entrances.
Scene house and masking.
Mechane
Lift to enact flying scenes for gods, etc.
Ekkyklema
Platform on wheels to bring the characters onstage; often use…
26 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Dionysus
Festival of dionysus
Contest at festival of Dionysus
Thespis, aecscylus, Sophocles and Euri…
Greek god of wine, theatre, and dance; died every fall and re…
Each spring the Greeks would hold the most popular public fes…
Three playwrights competed over 3 days and were judged by a p…
"Invented" plays with ththe addition of actors, redefining th…
Dionysus
Greek god of wine, theatre, and dance; died every fall and re…
Festival of dionysus
Each spring the Greeks would hold the most popular public fes…
9 terms
english: ancient greek theatre
Greeks thought entertainment to be...
tragedy
tragic hereos
hamartia
a very serious event; very popular
depicts the downfall of a heroic figure through *hubris, fate…
- wish to achieve a goal which results in limits; fraility, f…
a tragic flaw
Greeks thought entertainment to be...
a very serious event; very popular
tragedy
depicts the downfall of a heroic figure through *hubris, fate…
10 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre Terms
theatron*
orchestra*
thymele*
strophe*
the slope of the hill served as the seeing space.
the flat terrace below the slope served as the dancing space.
in the middle of the orchestra was placed an altar.
a turn; chorus moves toward the altar while singing.
theatron*
the slope of the hill served as the seeing space.
orchestra*
the flat terrace below the slope served as the dancing space.
Ancient Greek theatre
polytheistic
diffram
Dionysus
ritual
belief in many Gods
song and dance to Dionysus
god of wine and fertility
a repeated ceremony
polytheistic
belief in many Gods
diffram
song and dance to Dionysus
12 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Theatron
Parados
Orchestra
Skene
Where the audience sat when viewing a Greek Performance
A gangway on which chorus and actors made their entrances fro…
the circular space in front of the stage, allotted to the cho…
Means "Tent". This was on the far side of the orchestra. A co…
Theatron
Where the audience sat when viewing a Greek Performance
Parados
A gangway on which chorus and actors made their entrances fro…
26 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Machina
Prologue
Thespis
Proskenion
Crane for lifting in "gods"
Opening scene of ancient play
First actor
Raised stage
Machina
Crane for lifting in "gods"
Prologue
Opening scene of ancient play
30 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
History
Dithyramb
Dionysus
Thespis
6th century B.C.
- songs/folktales/dance offered to dionysus ... - drama/comedy e…
greek god of fertility and wine
developed greek tradgedy ... Father of Drama... Leader of dithyrambs
History
6th century B.C.
Dithyramb
- songs/folktales/dance offered to dionysus ... - drama/comedy e…
Ancient Greek Theatre
OLD COMEDY
ORCHESTRA
SKENE
FACADE STAGE
Greek comedy of the the century B.C., which derived from fert…
choral performance area, semi circular, small altar to Dionys…
The large backdrop, Could be decorated with scenery, Where th…
the front of the stage, especially an imposing or decorative…
OLD COMEDY
Greek comedy of the the century B.C., which derived from fert…
ORCHESTRA
choral performance area, semi circular, small altar to Dionys…
14 terms
Theatre 1 Ancient Greek
Dionysus
Theatron
Orchestra
Parados
God of wine & procreation
Viewing place of seating place
Playing area fir the actors it was thr circular place
Two broad aisles which allowed the chourus to enter the theatre
Dionysus
God of wine & procreation
Theatron
Viewing place of seating place
51 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Tragoidia
Rhapsoidoi
Koryphaios
Dithyramb
"Goat song" Greek for tragedy
Storytellers - recited stories of Gods and Mythical humans to…
A chorus leader
Hymn sung and danced in honor of Dionysus
Tragoidia
"Goat song" Greek for tragedy
Rhapsoidoi
Storytellers - recited stories of Gods and Mythical humans to…
20 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
Methane
Ekkyklema
Parados
Orchestra
Life to enact flying scenes for gods
Platform on wheels to bring the characters on stage; often us…
Entrances and exits
Acting space
Methane
Life to enact flying scenes for gods
Ekkyklema
Platform on wheels to bring the characters on stage; often us…
Ancient greek theatre
Middle comedy
Hellenistic period
New comedy
Onkos
involves humor, appeal to the heart; love, tenderness, pity;…
that culture associated with the spread of Greek influence as…
features fictional average citizens
masks worn on stage
Middle comedy
involves humor, appeal to the heart; love, tenderness, pity;…
Hellenistic period
that culture associated with the spread of Greek influence as…
16 terms
Ancient greek theatre
Middle comedy
Hellenistic period
New comedy
Onkos
involves humor, appeal to the heart; love, tenderness, pity;…
that culture associated with the spread of Greek influence as…
features fictional average citizens
masks worn on stage
Middle comedy
involves humor, appeal to the heart; love, tenderness, pity;…
Hellenistic period
that culture associated with the spread of Greek influence as…
13 terms
Ancient Greek Theatre
dithrams
Thespis
Actors
Choragus
hymns honoring Dionysus sung by men dressed as satyrs
Introduced the 1st actor
all males... paid by the state... exempt from military service
private citizens who paid for the chorus
dithrams
hymns honoring Dionysus sung by men dressed as satyrs
Thespis
Introduced the 1st actor
20 terms
Ancient Greek theatre + Antigone
Skene
Orchestra
Theatron
Parodos
Portion of where actors perform
Dancing place where chorus sang to audience
Seating for audience
Opening song the chorus performs
Skene
Portion of where actors perform
Orchestra
Dancing place where chorus sang to audience
53 terms
Ancient Greek theatre
List of tragedies
Polis
Strongest polis for art and literature
Pericles
Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles
City-state that was the governing unit
Athens
First citizen of Athens who led them into golden age of Greece
List of tragedies
Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles
Polis
City-state that was the governing unit
22 terms
Lit Ancient Greek theatre
Dionysia
Chorus
Dithyrambs
Orchestra
Dramatic festivals held periodically in honor of Dionysus who…
A group of actors or a single actor having functions similar…
Greek choral song or chant of wild character and of usually a…
Dancing place
Dionysia
Dramatic festivals held periodically in honor of Dionysus who…
Chorus
A group of actors or a single actor having functions similar…
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