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Tragōidia (Gk.: ‘tragedy’)locked

  • Denise Davidson Greaves

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An ancient Greek musical-dramatic form in which a mythical or, occasionally, an historical story is treated in a serious (as opposed to comic) manner in dialogue, song and dance. The most acclaimed composers of ancient Greek tragedy were Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, all of whom lived in Athens in the ...

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