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Greek Tragedy: An Introduction

Greek tragedy is an ancient form of theatre that peaked in Athens around the 5th century B.C. These tragedies were often based on characters from mythology, as well as the oral epic tradition, and featured dramatic actors, backed by a … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek Music Macedonia

The Music of Ancient Greece Music is a significant aspect of Hellenic culture, both within Greece and in the diaspora, and the music of Greece is as diverse and celebrated as its history. Greek music separates into two parts: Greek … Continue reading

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Some Preliminary Observations on Classical Greek Literature by Ian Johnston

Some Preliminary Observations on Classical Greek Literature by Ian Johnston [A few changes and additions made for posting on this Excellence in Literature webpage are noted in italics in brackets. References to notes by the author are indicated in bold … Continue reading

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