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plautus

Theatre History Word Search

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MOLIERE
PROSCENIUM ARCH
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COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE
REALISM
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TERENCE
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Greek theatre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Means - "goat song" tragos
Means - "seeing Place" theatron
God of Wine and Fertility dionysus
Walkways for the actors parodos
building added for actors to enter and exit skene
means- "god in the machine dues ex machina
singing and dancing of hymns dithyrambs
1st Actor to step out of chorus and speak Thespis
Father of Tragedy Aeschylus
Wrote Oedipus and Antigone Sophocles
Wrote Medea, a women driven mad by jealousy Euripides
Considered the finest Comedic writer Aristophanes
wrote about aspects of public life Menander

Roman theatre Vocabulary Word Search

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stock character
Terence
Atellan Farce
Roman theatre
Rome
Gladiators
Julius Caesar
mime
Nero
Pantomimi
Plautus
Pompeii
Seneca
spectacle
vernacular

Culture of Ancient Greece Crossword

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(750 B.C) - Wrote the epics and was a famous greek poet. Homer
(620 - 560 B.C) - Made fables. Aesop
(480 - 406 B.C) - Wrote the play "Medea". Euripides
(496 - 406 B.C) - Was a general who also wrote over 100+ plays. Sophocles
(469 - 399 B.C) - Originally was a sculptor and developed the Socratic Method. Socrates
Example of a female poet and famous for lyrical poetry. Sappho
(428 - 348 B.C) - Student of Socrates who wrote the "Republic". Plato
(458 B.C) - Introduced costumes and props to plays. Also preformed tragedies. Aeschylus
Most famous oracle, the oracle of Apollo. Oracle of Delph
(500 - 430 B.C) - Greek sculptor, painter, and architect. Phidias
A story with no happy ending and is typically about someone struggling to overcome something. Tragedy
A story that ends happily and usually includes lewd humor. Comedy
Made up stories, usually including something supernatural, trying to explain natural events. Myths
Temple used for the goddess Athena. Parthenon
(460 - 395 B.C) - Greatest historian of ancient world. Thucydides
Professional teachers in Greece who were payed. Sophists
(484 - 425 B.C) - Known as the Father of History. Herodotus
(384 - 322 B.C) - Best student of Plato and taught "The Golden Mean". Aristotle
(580 - 512 B.C) - Developed "Pythagorean Theorem". Pythagoras
(446-386 B.C) - Best known writer of greek comedies. Aristophanes

Greek Theatre Terms Word Search

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hubris
chorus
parados
exodus
parodus
Thespian
scene
euripides
sophocles
dionysius
thespis
alter
proskenion
thymele
theatron
orchestra
dithyramb
skene
Tragedy
Greek

The Golden Age Of Greece Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Who was the leader in Athens from 461 B.C. to 429 B.C.? Pericles
Where was the Parthenon to Athena built? Athenian Acropolis
Under the leadership of Pericles, citizenship was extended to? Lower-class males
The Greeks laid the foundation for which civilization? Western
What is Plato's most famous work? The Republic
Who was known as the "Father of Tragedy"? Aeschylus
______________ Bound was one of Aeschylus's famous works. Prometheus
One of Sophocles's famous works was the O------ at C------? Oedipus at Colonus
Both of Homer's works was based on the? Trojan War
Who is known as the first writer to collect materials and arrange them in a narrative? Herodotus
Herodotus is also known as the? Father Of History
Who wrote The History of the Peloponnesian War? Thucydides
Which statue is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World? The Statue Of Zeus
Phidias was both a sculptor and a? Painter?
What is the most ornate type of Greek column? Corinthian
Which is the least ornate type of Greek column? Doric
Which is considered the average ornate type of Greek column? Ionic
Archimedes contributed to the discovery of? Density
Hippocrates is also known as the? Father Of Medicine
Which Greek mathematician wrote "The Elements"? Euclid
Which Greek philosopher created the theorem a^2 + b^2 = c^2? Pythagoras
Which Greek philosopher was a teacher of Plato? Socrates
Pluto believed in the concept of the philosopher king and disliked? Democracy
Aristotle was a tutor of? Alexander The Great

Greek Theater Crossword

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a story handed down between generations myth
a main greek playwright Aeschylus
a main greek playwright Sophocles
a main greek playwright Euripides
top level of theater skene
one of the types of comedy old
the other type of comedy new
old comedy playwright Aristophanes
two broad aisles that extended from the orcestra on each side of the theatron parados
a buliding where the actors coulld change costume and often provided the backdrop of the play skene
when the tragic hero realizes his/her tragic fall anagnorisis
purging of the emotions catharsis
a turn of fate that leaves the hero destitute peripeteia

Ancient Greek Theater Crossword

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Writer; author of Oedipus Rex Sophocles
a festival in celebration of the Greek god of wine and fertility Dionysia
______ plays were shorter plays performed before tragedies Satyr
The center of theater performances Athens
The first Greek actor Thespis
Stage within the theatron Orchestra
The "backstage" Skene
"Goat song" Tragedy
Ancient comedy writer Aristophanes
Masks were made of either linen or _____ Cork
Writer of Medea Euripides
Theater building Theatron
Tragedy writer Aeschylus

Roman Theatre Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Founded by Romulus and Remus in 753 BCE Rome
Mark Antony became the first ___________________ of the Roman Empire. Emperor
Romans build _______________________ wooden structures as performance spaces. temporary
Who build the first permanent theatre in Ancient Rome? Pompey
Roman's borrowed _______________ ideas and improved on them. Greek
240 BCE to 75 BCE _________________ flourished. theatre
Roman mock sea battle Naumachia
Gladiators faught to the __________________________. death
Professional combatant in Ancient Rome. Gladiator
Roman Comic playwright who lived from 254- 284 BCE. Plautus
Nonspeaking dancer in Ancient Rome Pantomime
Roman comic playwright who became a freed slave Terence
Roman imitators who wore no masks and spoke improv lines Mimes
How many plays did Terence write? six
Roman Mock sea battles occured in a flooded what? amphitheatre

Roman Theatre Crossword

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a playwright that wrote comedy plays about middle class people and their slaves Plautus
a play written by Plautus about twin brothers with the same name Menaechmi
a type of play borrowed heavily from Greek originals comedies
the playwright that wrote 6 plays borrowed from Menander; and used to be a slave Terentius
a playwright who wrote mostly tragedies; he was a mentor to Nero, and later killed himself Seneca
Roman tragedies based on Greek subjects fabulae crepidatae
first true playwright who wrote full length Latin plays Livius Andronicus
the Roman theatre was built of wood
a play about how a man killed his father and married his mom, written by Seneca Oedipus
an Ancient Greek school of philosophy founded at Athens stoicism
who was the first to erect a permanent theater Pompey
Roman games Ludi Romani
unlike Greek plays, Roman plays had many __________, so masks weren't used often actors