Greek Theater History

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Who is credited with introducing scene painting and three actors?

What is the origin of the term 'deus ex machina'?

Who was known for introducing a second actor and spectacular elements in his plays?

Which playwright's works were mainly based on human interactions rather than myths and gods?

What is the origin of the word 'Theatre'?

What is the significance of the term 'tragoida' in relation to tragedies?

What was the main purpose of the Greek Chorus in ancient theatre?

Who is considered to be the first actor in the theatre?

What was the significance of the term 'tragoida' in relation to ancient Greek tragedies?

Who introduced the concept of 'deus ex machina' into ancient Greek theatre?

What distinguished Euripides from Aeschylus and Sophocles in terms of the survival of his plays?

What was the main contribution of Thespis to ancient Greek theatre?

What is the term tragoida (goat song) based on?

What was the main role of a Greek Chorus in ancient theatre?

Who is considered to be the first actor in the theatre?

Which festival saw the performance of tragedies in ancient Athens?

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Test your knowledge of the history of Greek theater, including its origins, evolution, and performance venues. Learn about the development of Greek tragedies, comedies, and the architecture of ancient Greek theaters.

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