Greek Drama

Thespis  534 (first to appear as a solo actor)

Peisistratus 534 (institutes the Dionysia)

Aeschylus  525 – 456 BC

Sophocles  495 – 405 BC

Euripides  485 – 406 BC

Aristophanes  445 – 388 BC

  • Acharnians
  • Knights
  • Clouds – presented during the Peace of Nicias (see Thucydides )
  • Wasps
  • Peace
  • Birds
  • Lysistrata
  • Thesmophoriazusae
  • Ecclesiazusae
  • Frogs
  • Plutus

 

 

Author: Doctor Faustus

Logic and Rhetoric instructor at the Classical School of Wichita. Former Marine, member of the US Army Chorus, published video game developer, military simulation designer, and international opera singer. Bachelor of Science, humanities, The New School, New York NY.