The history, literature, culture, philosophy and languages of Ancient Greece and Rome.
Greek Tragedy and Comedy: The Chorus
For modern readers, the chorus is one of the most challenging aspects of Greek drama. Yet the chorus is an integral feature of both tragedy and comedy, and to engage fully with the plays, it’s essential to understand the role...
Dr Laura Swift
Greek Tragedy and Comedy: An Introduction
In this course, we explore fifth-century Greek theatre, focusing in particular on the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes. In this course, we look at key dramatic conventions of fifth-century theatre, the relationship between the tragedy/comedy and contemporary politics...
Dr Rosie Wyles