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plautus

Theatre History Word Search

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MOLIERE
PROSCENIUM ARCH
PERSPECTIVE
COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE
REALISM
MARLOWE
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VOLPONE
SPANISH THEATRE
RENAISSANCE
MIDDLE AGES
MIRACLE PAGEANTS
MEDEA
SENECA
TERENCE
STOCK CHARACTERS
OPREA
SATYR PLAYS
OEDIPUS REX
ANTIGONE
PROMETHEUS BOUND
ORESTEIA
MENANDER
ARISTOPHANES
EURIPIDES
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CONVERNTIONS
MASKS
EPIDAURUS
DIONYSUS
GREEK
AESCHYLUS
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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

Type
Crossword
Description

(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

The Golden Age Of Greece Crossword

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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 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

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

Greek Theater Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Shakespeare Word Search

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Fifty-two
Christian
Christopher Marlowe
Plutarch
Seneca
Ovid
Plautus
Geoffery Chauncer
Middle Class
Latin
Stratford Grammer School
William
Plague
Stratford-upon-Avon
Twenty six
Eighteen
London
Romeo and Juliet
Judith
Hamnet
Susanna
Poet
Playwriter
John
Mary
Three
April twenty third
Anne

Greek Theatre - Grade 9 Drama Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Where did theatre originate? Greece
The Greek word for 'drama' dran
The Greek word for 'theatre' theatron
The study of Greek gods is known as ... mythology
What was held in honour of the gods? Festivals
The name of the god honoured by the Greeks out of which theatre developed. Dionysus
The Greek hymn of praise Dithyramb
Dionysus means ... twiceborn
Tragedy comes from the words ... goatsong
The theatre genre Greeks preferred most tragedy
The name of the largest festival in Athens Dionysia
Who would pay for tickets if you couldn't afford it? state
How many days were the festivals? FIVE
The name for someone who doesn't attend theatre idiot
The genre NOT preferred by Greeks comedy
What shape was the original theatre space? round
The name of the site of the first theatre in Athens acropolis
The original name of the performance space orchestra
The word used to describe how sound travels around a space acoustics
Section 3 on the theatre diagram skene
Section 4 on the diagram parados
Section 5 on the diagram paraskenia
Section 6 on the diagram Episkenion
A famous Greek playwright Aeschylus
A famous Greek playwright Sophocles
A famous Greek Playwright Euripedes
A famous Greek Playwright Aristophanes
The length of a Greek play tour year
What performers would need to do with their voice project
The word used to describe the extent of the performers' gestures and emotions powerful
The name of the group of people who would speak as one chorus
The chorus would provide ... narration
The name for the clothing worn by Greeks toga
What would performers wear on their faces? mask
The masks would clearly show ... emotion