Posts Tagged by drama
|May 20, 2020||Filled under Featured, Tutorial||
There are different terms for different parts of a Greek drama, some of which modern scholars took from Aristotle and other ancient drama critics. The typical structure of an Ancient Greek tragedy is a series of alternating dialogue and choral lyric sections. Meter is the rhythm of the speech and the song. The more you get into it, the more you feel how the meters are in touch with the feelings of the characters and their actions and their words. This post provides an introductory overview of the structure and meter typically used in tragedy. Read more…
|March 12, 2020||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were excited to welcome Erika Weiberg of Florida State University for an Online Open House. The title of the discussion is “Wives of Returning Veterans in Classical Athenian Drama”. The discussion took place on March 19 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, and it was live-streamed and recorded. Read more…
|May 1, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
The Book Club selection for May is a drama: Seneca the Younger’s Oedipus. The discussion will start and continue in the forum, with a live conversation on Tuesday May 28th at 11 a.m. EDT.
There will also be a community reading on Tuesday May 21st at 11 a.m. EDT Read more…
|October 31, 2018||Filled under Featured, Kosmos Society Text||
We are pleased to share in the Text Library a revised version of Herbert Weir Smyth’s translation of Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes that tracks Core Vocab words from The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours in the same way as the associated Sourcebook. This was brought about by a community-driven collaborative “heroization” project. Read more…
|September 17, 2015||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome actor, writer, and educator Paul O’Mahony for a CHS Open House discussion on ‘The Power of Performance: Mythology and Outreach Today’.
He discussed the reception of classical texts and approaches to performance, using his own experience of creating and watching various shows (both tragic and comic) to find new and exciting ways to re-imagine them. He also discussed the importance of mythology and performance in outreach. Read more…