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  1. ATHENIAN COMEDY

  2. The Life of the Theatre • Western theatre was born in Athens, Greece • Attic Theatre • Funding • The Performance • The Actors • The Birth of Drama • The Art Flourished

  3. GREEK COSTUMES

  4. TYPICAL STRUCTURE OF GREEK PLAYS

  5. TYPICAL STRUCTURE OF A TRAGEDY • Prologue • Parode • Strophe • Antistrophe • Epode • Episode • Stasimon • Exode

  6. THE CHORUS

  7. Comedies • Parode (Entrance Ode) • Parabasis • Ode • Epirrhema • Antode • Antepirrhema • Episode • Exode

  8. Aeschylus

  9. Sophocles

  10. Euripides

  11. Aristophanes

  12. GREEK THEATRE

  13. GREEK THEATRE

  14. THE END

  15. “Works Cited” • Feder, L., Crowell's Handbook of Classical Literature (Crowell 1964), s.vv. comedy; tragedy. • Hornblower, S., & Spawforth, A. (eds.), Oxford Classical Dict. (3rd ed., Oxford 1996), s.vv. • Howatson, M. C. (ed.), Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (2nd ed., Oxford 1989), s.vv. comedy; metre; strophê; tragedy; triad. • Preminger, A., & Brogan, T. V. F. (eds.), New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (Princeton 1993), s.vv. antistrophe; epode; parabasis; stasimon; strophe. • Taplin, O., Greek Tragedy in Action (California 1978), pp. 12-13, 19-20, 184n11.