dramatic form invented by Aeschylus and improved on by such
famous playwrights as Sophocles and Euripides. The theme of
a tragedy was the downfall of an important and heroic
character, either through his own doings or through the
doings of the gods or goddesses.
Learn more about the area as a whole.
You can understand Greek tragedy better by learning some of
the terms used.
on the Web:
Tragedy: Early History
See how it all began.
Read about the ancient theater and meet some of the first
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