The Bacchae one is especially apt. Also, for Agamemnon: She didn't care about the cheating so much. She cared that he SENT THEIR DAUGHTER TO BE SLAUGHTERED so they could have good wind for the ships. Bit of a difference there. Still, this infographic is awesome. // Ain’t No Tragedy Like An Ancient Greek Tragedy

Greek tragedy is a form of theatre from Ancient Greece and Asia Minor. It reached its most significant form in Athens in the century BC, the works of which are sometimes called Attic tragedy.

‘Mount Olympus, To glorify the cult of the Tragedy’ : Jan Fabre’ s 24 hour groundbreaking performance now in Roma at Teatro Argentina.

'Mount Olympus, To glorify the cult of the Tragedy' : Jan Fabre' s 24 hour groundbreaking performance now in Roma at Teatro Argentina.

Traditional Greek chorus masks by Thanos Vovolis.  The chorus would often wear a uniform mask to show that they are representing one person.

Costume Ideas for the Chorus: Traditional Greek chorus masks by Thanos Vovolis. The chorus would often wear a uniform mask to show that they are representing one person. Main characters in this show should have their own personal masks.

Greek chorus in The Bacchai at the National Theatre

Robert Thicknesse on reconstructing an ancient Greek chorus

Around the year 540 B.C, secular myths were added to Greek theater. As a result, the dialogue of actors became gradually more important, and the chorus reduced from as many as 50 people to 15 people.

The Greek tragedy of Merlin.:

The Greek tragedy of Merlin.:<<< the second in began to read this a I thought MERLIN

Ain’t No Tragedy Like An Ancient Greek Tragedy

Fifteen Ancient Greek tragedies drawn on fifteen Ancient Greek vases, and also some actual information about them.

Masks for The Oresteia, 1981. These masks were designed by Jocelyn Herbert for the Greek play The Oresteia by Aeschylus.

Masks designed by Jocelyn Herbert for the Greek play The Oresteia by Aeschylus.

Structure of Greek Tragedyand the Role of  the Chorus  What you need to know when reading Oedipus Rex

Greek Drama: Structure of Greek Tragedyand the Role of the Chorus What you need to know when reading Oedipus Rex

AbleMedia salutes Roger Dunkle

Classics Technology Center Introduction to Greek Tragedy

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