The Greek theatre
The Greek theatre history began with
festivals honoring their gods.
Dionysus was honored by a festival at the
The three types of plays at the Greek
theatre were drama, comedy, and satyr.
These are examples of the masks for the
The Athenian theatre focused on the god
Dionysus was the god of Fertility, wine,
Athenian comedy was split into old
comedy middle comedy and new comedy.
The middle comedy is largely lost, aside
from a few pieces of it.
A form of art based on human suffering
for the audiences pleasure and
Satyr plays were based on pranks, gags,
List of some of the Greek Gods
Zeus-King of the gods and God of
Dionysus-God of wine.
Hera-Queen of the Gods and Goddess of
Aphrodite-Goddess of love.
Ares-God of war.
Hermes-Messenger of the Gods.
Athena-Goddess of war and knowledge.
Hephaestus-Smith of the Gods and the
God of fire.
Hades-God of the Underworld.