THE THEATER OF DIONYSUS
Birthplace of Drama
All the world is a stage, and the first stage was in Athens, the birthplace of tragedy. With Darby Vickers from the History of Greece podcast, we visit with the great playwrights, as Athens hits a great turning point: the Peloponnesian War.
That doesn't go well, and who's to blame? Surely not a homely old teacher in the Agora? Indeed. But his student will have the last laugh.
All this plus skordalia!
Aristophanes. The Clouds
Everitt, Anthony. The Rise of Athens: the Story of the World's Greatest Civilization
The Lonely Planet Guide to Greece
Rick Steves' Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese
Sophocles. Oedipus Rex.
Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War
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