Aristophanes: Frogs
This course provides close reading and analysis of Aristophanes’ Frogs, focusing on the prescribed material for the OCR A-Level in Classical Greek. All passages are presented in the original Greek with a facing English translation, while commentary includes discussion of the historical context of the play, the language and style of Aristophanic comedy and its characters, and the references to other literary works, most notably the tragedies of Aeschylus and Euripides.
What this playlist includes:
12 lectures across 2 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Courses and Lectures
1. Aristophanes: Frogs
Dr Rosie Wyles
Kent University
2. Aristophanes: Frogs
Dr Naomi Scott
Nottingham University
2.2. Myth and Ritual – 05:23
2.3. Metatheatre – 06:00
2.4. Staging the Frogs – 07:04
2.5. The Tragic Contest – 07:22
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