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Aristophanes

 

Definition: Annual drama event called the City Dionysia. Playwrights would submit plays, competing against each other. Winners of this event included Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes.

Related Resources:
Ancient Greece
Learn more about the area as a whole.

Elsewhere on the Web:
More about the City Dionysia
More details about the famous drama festival.

Dramatic Competitions and Festivals in Ancient Greece
Read about the other festivals the Greeks had.

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