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The Greek theatre

by Judith Swaddling

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Published by British Museum Publications in [London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Greece -- History -- To 500

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 16.

      StatementJudith Swaddling.
      SeriesBritish Museum keys to the past
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3202 .S9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4286382M
      ISBN 100714100684
      LC Control Number78313148
      OCLC/WorldCa4035187

      notices, the book forms an invaluable introduction to the study of Greek tragedies and comedies as theatre rather than as literature. Yet the text is relatively brief, and thus at first glance less formidable than, say, Miss Bieber's History of the Greek and Roman Theater (2nd edn. Princeton ). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Swaddling, Judith. Greek theatre. [London: British Museum Publications, ©] (OCoLC)

      In this fascinating and accessible book, David Wiles introduces ancient Greek theatre to students and enthusiasts interested in knowing how the plays were performed. Theatre was a ceremony bound up with fundamental activities in ancient Athenian life and Wiles explores those elements which created the theatre of the time. Actors rather than writers are the book's main concern and Wiles. Theatre of Dionysus, prototype of Greek theatres, situated on the south side of the Acropolis in Athens, in which all extant classical Greek plays were first presented. Development on the site began with the creation of the orchestra, a circular floor of earth 60 feet in diameter with an altar at the centre.

      The Greek theatre. [Kenneth McLeish] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth McLeish. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number:   National Theatre of Greece will live stream The Persians by Aeschylus, live from the ancient theatre of Epidaurus. For the first time ever, an ancient Greek drama performance will .


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