CLASSICS 222
GREEK TRAGEDY
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Origins of  Tragedy
The Greek Theater
Readings
Semester Project
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Syllabus
 

The Origins of Greek Tragedy

"The Development of Athenian Tragedy" by Thomas Martin (Perseus Encyclopedia)



The Greek Theater

Key Parts of  the Theater (entries from the Perseus Encyclopedia)

Resources from Didaskalia (Ancient Theater Today)

Links to Reading Topics
 
Agamemnon
Ajax
Alcestis
Antigone
Bacchae
Eumenides
Hecuba
Helen
Heracles
Hippolytus
Libation Bearers
Medea
Oedipus at Colonus
Oedipus the King
Persians
Philoctetes
Phoenician Women
Prometheus Bound
Seven against Thebes
Women of Trachis
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Fragments
Frogs
Poetics
 

Euripides, Medea (15 September)

Medea            Medea rejuvenating Aeson
Jason
Argonaut        Image of Argonaut
Argo
Glauce(3)
Creon(1)
Aegeus
 
Euripides, Hippolytus (17 September)  
Aphrodite 
 
Images (Mythmedia Project, University of Haifa Library) 
Artemis 
 
Images (Mythmedia Project, University of Haifa Library) 
Phaedra 
 
Nurse, Phaedra and Eros (Perseus) 
Theseus Images of prior exploits (Perseus):
    Theseus in combat with the Amazons
    Theseus abducting Antiope
    Theseus slaying Minotaur[1]  [2]  [3] 
 Hippolytus 
 

Euripides, Bacchae (22 September)

 
Actaeon 
 
The death of Actaeon  (Perseus) 
Dionysus  Perseus images (Prof. Laurel Bowman, Dep't of Greek and Latin, U. of Victoria)
Images (Mythmedia Project, University of Haifa Library) 
maenad 
 
Maenad at rest (Perseus) 

Pentheus 
 
The death of Pentheus (Perseus) 

Semele 
 
Dionysus as bull bringing Semele back from Hades (Perseus) 
 
Agave
Autonoe
Cadmus
Harmonia
Ino
Tiresias
 
 

Sophocles, Oedipus the King (24 September)

 
Oedipus 
 
Oedipus and the Sphinx (Perseus) 
Sphinx 
 
Louvre E 640 (Perseus) 
 
 
Antigone
Creon
Eteocles
Ismene
Jocasta
Laius
Polynices
Tiresias
 


Semester Project

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