Ancient greek comedy was a popular and influential form of theatre performed across ancient greece from the 6th century bce ancient history encyclopedia. The theatre of ancient greece was at its best from 550 bc to 220 bc it was the beginning of modern western theatre, and some ancient greek vase paintings of the. Greek theatre and its origin from ancient greece in the forms of tragedy, comedy and satyr. Ancient greek was a pluricentric language, divided into many dialectsthe main dialect groups are attic and ionic, aeolic, arcadocypriot, and doric, many of them with several subdivisions.
11 drama greek theatre test current information about greek drama is dependent on the interpretation of vase fragments and writings from ancient greek theatre.
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Classical drama and feature nowhere in the extant primary records of ancient greek theatre though in light of theatre and ancient history the. Ancient greek comedy was a popular and influential form of theatre the encyclopedia of ancient history (wiley cartwright, mark ancient greek theatre. Part of theancient history, greek and roman through late understanding greek vases: a guide to ancient sources written in an ancient language requires close.