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English 273 - Greek Research (Oedipus): The Theater

Theater of Dionysus

Славен Косановић, "Present day remains of the Theatre of Dionysus." Wikimedia Commons. Web. 2007.


1.  What did the theater look like?  How big was it?  (Draw a diagram)

2.  What props were used at the theater?  What were they called and how did they work?

3.  Why did the actors wear masks?

4.  Describe the chorus. How did it enhance the performance of Greek plays?




International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences - "Theater" (click on image to access)

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2008


Arts and Humanities Through the Eras - "Festivals and Theaters" (click on image to access)

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, 2005


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