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Greek Theater and Tragedy Terms
tragedy
catastrophe
hamartia
catharsis
a drama about the downfall of a powerful, dignified character…
the disastrous resolution of a tragedy, involving multiple de…
a character's tragic flaw, the personality trait or error in…
the emotional release experienced by an audience from viewing…
tragedy
a drama about the downfall of a powerful, dignified character…
catastrophe
the disastrous resolution of a tragedy, involving multiple de…
22 terms
Antigone Greek Theater/Tragedy
tragic flaw
tragic hero
tragedy
hamartia
A weakness of character, resulting in the fall of the tragic…
A literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a…
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
Greek word for the flaw which causes a character's downfall
tragic flaw
A weakness of character, resulting in the fall of the tragic…
tragic hero
A literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a…
20 terms
Greek Theater/Greek Tragedy
Orchestra
Skene
Theatron
How many seats did a theater typically…
circular and level space; place of the action
rectangular building used as a "backstage" area where actors…
tiers of benches built into hillside
15,000
Orchestra
circular and level space; place of the action
Skene
rectangular building used as a "backstage" area where actors…
37 terms
Greek Theater and Tragedy
amphitheater
paradoi
theatron
skene
An open structure with tiers and seats around an open space.
the paths by which actors entered and exited
"Seeing place" where the audience sat
small hut like building behind the stage used as a dressing r…
amphitheater
An open structure with tiers and seats around an open space.
paradoi
the paths by which actors entered and exited
37 terms
Greek Theater & Tragedy
Aristotle
Sophocles
Dionysus
Aeschylus
Who was one of the most important Greek philosophers and a st…
Which playwright was considered one of the greatest tragedian…
Which god did the Athenians dedicate the performance of their…
Who was the earliest of the tragedians we still have plays fr…
Aristotle
Who was one of the most important Greek philosophers and a st…
Sophocles
Which playwright was considered one of the greatest tragedian…
25 terms
Greek Tragedy and Theater
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Tragic Flaw
Catastrophe
form of drama showing the downfall of an important person who…
the main character or protagonist that holds a respected posi…
an error in judgment or a weakness of character
the disastrous conclusion of a tragedy, in which multiple dea…
Tragedy
form of drama showing the downfall of an important person who…
Tragic Hero
the main character or protagonist that holds a respected posi…
14 terms
Greek Tragedy and Theater
Hubris
Hamartia
Tragic universe & fate
Tragic hero
...
Shsh
Shshs
Shshs
Hubris
...
Hamartia
Shsh
19 terms
Greek Theater and Tragedy
hubris
hamartia
theatron
parados
excessive pride
tragic flaw
seating place of a theater
aisles where chorus enters
hubris
excessive pride
hamartia
tragic flaw
18 terms
Greek theater/tragedy terms
Soliloquy
Chorus
Monologue
Aside
The actor spreading their thoughts out loud to the audience (…
Group of performers that comment on the main action of the play
The actor speaking their thoughts out loud to the characters…
Brief remark to the audience from the actor (outside of play)
Soliloquy
The actor spreading their thoughts out loud to the audience (…
Chorus
Group of performers that comment on the main action of the play
17 terms
Greek Theater/Tragedy Terms
Chorus
Soliloquy
Monologue
Aside
Group of performers that comment on the main action of the pl…
Actor speaking their thoughts out loud to the audience (outsi…
Actor speaking their thoughts out loud to characters in the p…
Brief remark to audience (outside play)
Chorus
Group of performers that comment on the main action of the pl…
Soliloquy
Actor speaking their thoughts out loud to the audience (outsi…
25 terms
Greek Theater/ Tragedy
Parados
Hubris
Hamartia
Episode
Entrance to the theater used by Chorus/ entrance ode (song) b…
arrogance or overweening pride which causes hero's transgress…
a tragic flaw, weakness of character or error in judgement, w…
dramatic scene
Parados
Entrance to the theater used by Chorus/ entrance ode (song) b…
Hubris
arrogance or overweening pride which causes hero's transgress…
12 terms
Greek Theater/Tragedy/Aristotle
Catharsis
Hamartia
Hubris
Role of the Chorus
To release a strong emotion such as pity or fear.
A flaw in character that brings about the downfall of the her…
Having a great amount of pride or confidence.
To narrate and portray what is going on in the story. Communa…
Catharsis
To release a strong emotion such as pity or fear.
Hamartia
A flaw in character that brings about the downfall of the her…
17 terms
Greek Theater & Tragedy
15,000-20,000 people
you sat according to your social class.
they did not want flashy scenery becau…
there was no violence or bloodshed sho…
how many people could the theaters fit?
where did you sit?
scenery/probs
violence
15,000-20,000 people
how many people could the theaters fit?
you sat according to your social class.
where did you sit?
13 terms
Greek theater and Tragedy
Mimesis
Deus ex machina
Catastrophe
Peripeteia
Imitation of an action
No outside intervention
Change of fortune
Reversal of intention
Mimesis
Imitation of an action
Deus ex machina
No outside intervention
16 terms
Greek Tragedy and Theaters
Where did Greek tragedy originate from?
Classical drama arose in Athens from r…
During Sophocles' lifetime, how many p…
Describe the costumes of the actors.
Ancient Greece
The Greek god Dionysus
Three
The actors- all men- wore elegant robes, huge masks, and ofte…
Where did Greek tragedy originate from?
Ancient Greece
Classical drama arose in Athens from r…
The Greek god Dionysus
32 terms
Greek Tragedy and Greek Theater Notes
Tragedy
Successful
Culture; Universal
Hero
A drama or literary work in which the main character is broug…
Greek Tragedy was the most ___________ theater in Athens, Gre…
Even though Greek tragedies are set in a different __________…
Every Tragedy needs a _______.
Tragedy
A drama or literary work in which the main character is broug…
Successful
Greek Tragedy was the most ___________ theater in Athens, Gre…
22 terms
Greek tragedy and theater quiz
5 elements of a typical tragedy
Prologue
Parados
Stasimon
Prologue, Parados, Episode, Stasimon, and Exodus
Opening scene in which the background of the story is establi…
The entrance of the chorus, usually chanting a lyric which be…
The term for a choral ode, sung or chanted; the odes recited…
5 elements of a typical tragedy
Prologue, Parados, Episode, Stasimon, and Exodus
Prologue
Opening scene in which the background of the story is establi…
14 terms
Greek Tragedy and Theaters
Where did Greek tragedy originate from?
Classical drama arose in Athens from r…
During Sophocles' lifetime, how many p…
Describe the costumes of the actors.
Ancient Greece
The Greek god Dionysus
Three
The actors- all men- wore elegant robes, huge masks, and ofte…
Where did Greek tragedy originate from?
Ancient Greece
Classical drama arose in Athens from r…
The Greek god Dionysus
32 terms
Glossary of the Greek Theater + Tragedy
chorus
episode
parados
stasimon
a group of actors, usually concerned citizens, who are the ma…
part of the tragedy that falls between choral songs; comprise…
the first ode the chorus sings as it enters the orchestra; al…
any choral ode sung subsequent to the parados; usually no act…
chorus
a group of actors, usually concerned citizens, who are the ma…
episode
part of the tragedy that falls between choral songs; comprise…
26 terms
Greek theater and Greek tragedy vocab
chorodidaskalos
choregos
chorus
Dionysia
chorus director; taught songs/dances to chorus; originally pe…
wealthy citizens who funded performances in Greek theater
composed of 12-15 men that express opinions, give advice, and…
Greek, specifically Athenian religious festival held in honor…
chorodidaskalos
chorus director; taught songs/dances to chorus; originally pe…
choregos
wealthy citizens who funded performances in Greek theater
23 terms
Greek Tragedy, Greek Playwrights, The Greek Theater, Structure of Tragedy, and Theater and Equipment
Aristotle's Poetics
Sophocles
LEARN THE FOLLOWING
Purgation/Catharsis
theory stated in this work (poetics) followed practices for G…
Admired by Aristotle, used as HIS standard model, "MAN AS HE…
""Tragedy is the imitation of an action which is SERIOUS, com…
cleansing/release of emotions - PITY (aroused in the audience…
Aristotle's Poetics
theory stated in this work (poetics) followed practices for G…
Sophocles
Admired by Aristotle, used as HIS standard model, "MAN AS HE…
23 terms
Greek Tragedy, Greek Playwrights, The Greek Theater, Structure of Tragedy, and Theater and Equipment
Aristotle's Poetics
Sophocles
LEARN THE FOLLOWING
Purgation/Catharsis
theory stated in this work (poetics) followed practices for G…
Admired by Aristotle, used as HIS standard model, "MAN AS HE…
""Tragedy is the imitation of an action which is SERIOUS, com…
cleansing/release of emotions - PITY (aroused in the audience…
Aristotle's Poetics
theory stated in this work (poetics) followed practices for G…
Sophocles
Admired by Aristotle, used as HIS standard model, "MAN AS HE…
24 terms
Greek Theater/Tragedy Test: Schalda
Euripides
the beginnings of theater can be found…
Thespis
Catharsis
484-406 BCE ... more complex plots ... famous work: Medea, Hippolytus
Dionysus
c. 500 ... first known playwright
release of emotions
Euripides
484-406 BCE ... more complex plots ... famous work: Medea, Hippolytus
the beginnings of theater can be found…
Dionysus
36 terms
Ancient Greek Theater, Tragedy, and Terminology
Tragedy
Protagonist
Trilogy
Five elements of a typical tragedy
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
central figure; a person of nobility; usually has a serious f…
three separate dramas
Prologue, Parados, Episode, Stasimon, and Exodus
Tragedy
a drama that gives the audience an experience of catharsis
Protagonist
central figure; a person of nobility; usually has a serious f…
20 terms
The Theater: Greek Tragedy an comedy
tragedies of Aeschylus
Aristophanes
Theatron
Orchestra
525-452 , Lived in Persian War before Polppensian war.
Wrote Peace in 421
the watching place, actual location seating area
Circular area surrounding by Theatron, dancing place. Honor o…
tragedies of Aeschylus
525-452 , Lived in Persian War before Polppensian war.
Aristophanes
Wrote Peace in 421
Greek Tragedy - Design of a Greek Theater
Skene
Parascene
Periakdoi
Paradoi
Backstage room where actors would go when not on stage. Had a…
The stage like platform in front of the skene where most of t…
Pillars on either side of the parascene believed to be used t…
Entrances on either side of the parascene where the chorus wo…
Skene
Backstage room where actors would go when not on stage. Had a…
Parascene
The stage like platform in front of the skene where most of t…
50 terms
Greek Theater and tragedies (Oedipus & Antigone)
three types of Greek plays
three major playwrights
the structure of a tragedy
function of the chorus
tragedy, comedy, satyr
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophenes
prologue (exposition), parados (chorus opening), episode (act…
- set overall mood and express theme... - adds beauty (theatrica…
three types of Greek plays
tragedy, comedy, satyr
three major playwrights
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophenes
28 terms
Ancient Greek Theater/ Greek Tragedy Vocab
Orchestra
Skene
Ode
Parados
Dancing area; chorus occupies this space
Building or tent at back of acting area, often painted for sc…
One of songs which the chorus performed btw scenes
Opening of ode sung as chorus entered stage
Orchestra
Dancing area; chorus occupies this space
Skene
Building or tent at back of acting area, often painted for sc…
17 terms
Literature Ancient Greek Theater and Greek Tragedy Terminology
catharsis
hubris
nemesis
reversal
the purpose of tragedy; a purifacation or purging of emotions
overweening pride or insolence that results in a misfortune o…
inevitable retribution (named after the goddess of righteous…
a dramatic change from bad to good or good to bad, this is th…
catharsis
the purpose of tragedy; a purifacation or purging of emotions
hubris
overweening pride or insolence that results in a misfortune o…
23 terms
Greek Theater, Elements of a Greek Tragedy, and Playwrights
Dionysos
Thespis
Aristotle
Purgation/Catharsis
God of wine and revelry, for whom the religious theater festi…
First person to have one member of the chorus step forward an…
Renowned Greek philosopher who offered critiques of plays.
The releasing/cleansing of emotion from oneself.
Dionysos
God of wine and revelry, for whom the religious theater festi…
Thespis
First person to have one member of the chorus step forward an…
23 terms
Greek Theater, Elements of a Greek Tragedy, and Playwrights
Dionysos
Thespis
Aristotle
Purgation/Catharsis
God of wine and revelry, for whom the religious theater festi…
First person to have one member of the chorus step forward an…
Renowned Greek philosopher who offered critiques of plays.
The releasing/cleansing of emotion from oneself.
Dionysos
God of wine and revelry, for whom the religious theater festi…
Thespis
First person to have one member of the chorus step forward an…
25 terms
Medea overhead notes: tragedy, greek theater, euripides
tragos oide
tragos
oide
Dionysus
origin of tragedy - "goat song"
goat
song
religious festivals to honor her. the god of wine, revelry dr…
tragos oide
origin of tragedy - "goat song"
tragos
goat
20 terms
Greek Theater & Tragedy Elements Notes- English
What men would go on stage & what woul…
What was the men's jobs?
What are the two groups called?
What are these two groups nick named?
12 - 15 men who would march on stage to recite their lines. (…
Their job, to oversimplify, was to act as idealized spectator…
Two groups called strophe and antistrophe.
Poetic stanzas.
What men would go on stage & what woul…
12 - 15 men who would march on stage to recite their lines. (…
What was the men's jobs?
Their job, to oversimplify, was to act as idealized spectator…
38 terms
History of theater and dance midterm 1: Greek tragedies
Epidaurus
Skene
deus ex machina
actor is more like
- Greek theater... - outdoors- could see mountains-- used as Mt.…
- building on stage- background building-- inside is where al…
an unexpected power or event saving a seemingly hopeless situ…
a storyteller. answers to the chorus
Epidaurus
- Greek theater... - outdoors- could see mountains-- used as Mt.…
Skene
- building on stage- background building-- inside is where al…
18 terms
unit 1: greek theater and antigone *greek tragedy terms*
Sophocles
Thespis
Aristotle
Dionysus
added a 3rd actor and fixed the chorus at 15
introduced 1 actor in 6 century BC
greek philosopher
son of Zeus, god of wine, inspiries creativity in music and p…
Sophocles
added a 3rd actor and fixed the chorus at 15
Thespis
introduced 1 actor in 6 century BC
10 terms
Tragedy Theater
orchestra
theatron
skene
mechane
dancing place
seeing place
stage
equipment/crane to lower characters. characters are swept away
orchestra
dancing place
theatron
seeing place
11 terms
Theater and Tragedy
aside
blank verse
chorus (in tragedy - see Greek tragedy)
comic relief (define and explain the f…
a dramatic device in which an actor turns away from the other…
UNRHYMED IAMBIC PENTAMETER. Much of Shakespeare's tragedies (…
Comes from Greek Tragedy, gives the prologue or epilogue, war…
a COMIC SCENE, usually occurring right BEFORE THE CLIMAX of a…
aside
a dramatic device in which an actor turns away from the other…
blank verse
UNRHYMED IAMBIC PENTAMETER. Much of Shakespeare's tragedies (…
33 terms
Insights on Greek Drama/ Tragedy and Comedy in Greek Theater
Dionysus
Periaktoi
Choruses
Thespis
God of Wine and Revelry.
Prism-shaped columns which were on either side of the proscen…
Troupes of dancers who would chant and sing.
A chorus leader who separated himself from the chorus and gav…
Dionysus
God of Wine and Revelry.
Periaktoi
Prism-shaped columns which were on either side of the proscen…
28 terms
Greek Tragedy
Chorus Characteristics
Chorus Function
Antistrophe
Strophe
Wore robes and masks with a mouthpiece to project voice, 15 m…
Voice of reason in the play, plot reflection, asked or answer…
left to right
right to left
Chorus Characteristics
Wore robes and masks with a mouthpiece to project voice, 15 m…
Chorus Function
Voice of reason in the play, plot reflection, asked or answer…
65 terms
Greek Theater, Aristotle's Rules for Tragedy, and Oedipus Rex
5th Century BC
dionyseia
Dionysus
Dionysus
when greek theater began, golden age
festival of rebirth celebrating dionysus
god of wine and fertility
symbol is the goat
5th Century BC
when greek theater began, golden age
dionyseia
festival of rebirth celebrating dionysus
17 terms
Greek Tragedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Tragic Flaw
Catastrophe
A drama that shows the downfall of a noble character
A person in high rank and faces their downfall with dignity
The error or weakness that aids in the downfall of the hero a…
Disastrous conclusion with deaths or the hero suffering from…
Tragedy
A drama that shows the downfall of a noble character
Tragic Hero
A person in high rank and faces their downfall with dignity
11 terms
GREEK TRAGEDY
Thebes
Laius
Merope
Polybus
Where the Oedipus is set
Father of Oedipus
Queen of Corinth
King of Corinth
Thebes
Where the Oedipus is set
Laius
Father of Oedipus
13 terms
Greek Tragedy
Thespis (6th Century B.C.)
Aeschylus (525-426 B.C.)
Sophocles (496-406 B.C.)
Euripides (486-406 B.C.)
*"Father of Drama" ... *A Dionysian priest ... *First actor and pla…
*Added second actor--conflict!! Antagonist! ... *Sophocles was h…
*Added third actor--triagonist ... *Fixed number of Chorus to fi…
*Reduced participation of Chorus in main action... *Relied on he…
Thespis (6th Century B.C.)
*"Father of Drama" ... *A Dionysian priest ... *First actor and pla…
Aeschylus (525-426 B.C.)
*Added second actor--conflict!! Antagonist! ... *Sophocles was h…
29 terms
CAPP English Test #1: Oedipus (tragedy, Greek theater, etc)
Dionysus
Sophocles, Euripides, Aeschylus
deus ex machina
Chorus
god of wine, ecstasy, madness, Festival of Dionysus-ritual ma…
three Athenian tragedians
rescuing characters from complications beyond their abilities…
performed on the flat dancing space, not on stage, for fun, e…
Dionysus
god of wine, ecstasy, madness, Festival of Dionysus-ritual ma…
Sophocles, Euripides, Aeschylus
three Athenian tragedians
Greek Tragedy
Sophocles accomplishments
Sophocles Theban Tragedies
Chorus Characteristics
Chorus Function
wrote 121 tragedies, painted sets, started at the beginning a…
40 years, King Oedipus of Thebes, started with Antigone
Wore robes and masks with a mouthpiece to project voice, 15 m…
Voice of reason in the play, plot reflection, asked or answer…
Sophocles accomplishments
wrote 121 tragedies, painted sets, started at the beginning a…
Sophocles Theban Tragedies
40 years, King Oedipus of Thebes, started with Antigone
12 terms
Greek Tragedy
anagnorisis
catastrophe
catharsis
hamartia
recognition of error, a change ignorance to knowledge
sudden sweeping change from good fortune to bad
purging of the pity and fear aroused by a tragic hero
"error" or "failing" in judgement that causes a hero to bring…
anagnorisis
recognition of error, a change ignorance to knowledge
catastrophe
sudden sweeping change from good fortune to bad
9 terms
Greek Tragedy
Tragedy
Origins: Festival of Dionysus
Thespis of Icaria- father of drama
Aeschylus- Golden age of Greece
a character's human frailty or weakness prevents him/her from…
a. late march ... b. 3 tragedies, 1 satyr play... c. poet- wrote th…
-Added an actor... -Dithyramb- choralode sung to Dionysus
-Added a second actor to dithyramb... -Focused on plot
Tragedy
a character's human frailty or weakness prevents him/her from…
Origins: Festival of Dionysus
a. late march ... b. 3 tragedies, 1 satyr play... c. poet- wrote th…
13 terms
Greek Tragedy
hamartia
hubris
catharsis
Sound
A hero falls from greatness as a result of a tragic flaw
The tragic flaw is an internal weakness that brings about the…
literally a purging of emotions - with the realization of the…
The acoustics were wonderful in these theaters that held abou…
hamartia
A hero falls from greatness as a result of a tragic flaw
hubris
The tragic flaw is an internal weakness that brings about the…
8 terms
Greek Tragedy
auditorium
orchestra
skene
chorus
where the audience sat
the stage
area for changing costumes and housing the scenery
a group of dancers and singers
auditorium
where the audience sat
orchestra
the stage
20 terms
Greek Tragedy
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Tragic Flaw
Catastrophe
A drama that shows the downfall of a noble character
A person in high rank and faces their downfall with dignity
The error or weakness that aids in the downfall of the hero a…
Disastrous conclusion with deaths or the hero suffering from…
Tragedy
A drama that shows the downfall of a noble character
Tragic Hero
A person in high rank and faces their downfall with dignity
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