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ERA
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LIFE
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WORLD
MAINSTAY
FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
JULIET
JEWISH HISTORY
AGAMEMNON
FIRST PLAY
PACUVIUS
ENNIUS
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PERSONA
MEDEA
OEDIPUS
OPERAS
SATYR
DIONYSUS
HISTORY
EPICS
ATREUS
HAMLET
SHAKESPEARE
ORESTEIA
TRILOGY
VOLTAIRE
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Definitions

  1. Tragedies were traditionally performed in groups of four, three tragedies and a satyr play, whose total length was very nearly that of the Argonautica.
  2. Many of his tragedies were written and played while he was in Macedonia.

Sport

  1. The 2001 Daytona 500, the Super Bowl of stock-car racing, will go down, simply, as maybe the most tragic race in a sport littered with tragedies.

Tin Shui Wai

  1. The repeated tragedies in Tin Shui Wai had only worsened its image.

French Neoclassical Tragedies

  1. Richelieu's judgment, however, bore fruit in the triumphs of the French neoclassical tragedies of Jean Racine and the comedies of Molière.

Three Tragedies

  1. AEschylus wrote three tragedies on the subjects of his confinement, his release, and his worship at Athens.

Greek Tragedies

  1. Greek tragedies and comedies were always performed in outdoor theaters.

Great Tragedies

  1. It was for this celebration that the Greek dramatists Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides wrote their great tragedies.

Series

  1. BW-90 mins, TV-PG 11:45 AM Woman Of Affairs, A (1928) Prejudice keeps a free spirit from the man she loves, triggering a series of tragedies.
  2. Instability within the Julio-Claudian dynasty, generated by uncertainty over the succession, led to a series of personal tragedies.
  3. In the 2007 election he won the seat of Dennis Canavan who had stepped down due to a series of family tragedies.

Country

  1. Most of the young Empress Dowagers relied on their own families to run the country, resulting in many tragedies.

Macedonia

  1. One of the tragedies Euripides first presented in Macedonia was Iphigeneia in Aulis and Ekavi.

View

  1. Lawmakers yesterday made another call to the government to inject more resources into Tin Shui Wai in view of the high number of family tragedies there.
  2. In my view, one of the great tragedies about the professional chess world is the almost complete lack of input by grandmasters to their sport.

Point

  1. These stories - tragedies actually - point out the power of secrets to destroy lives.

Hollywood

  1. The scandals caused by these tragedies rocked Hollywood, leading major studios to include morality clauses in contracts.
  2. Roscoe Arbuckle's career is seen by many film historians as one of the great tragedies of Hollywood.

Holocaust

  1. Today there is greater awareness of Poland's rich Jewish past as well as of the tragedies of the Holocaust.

Opera

  1. The leading actress of 18th-century France, Lecouvreur's triumphs and tragedies are told in this opera from Francesco Cilea.
  2. Italian musicians sought to express the emotion and depth of these Greek tragedies and thus integrated them into their own modern form, the opera.

Scene

  1. Over the years, Everest has been the scene of many triumphs and tragedies.
  2. Agatharchus was an Athenian painter of the 5th century BC. He is said by Vitruvius to have been the first to paint a scene for the acting of tragedies.

Era

  1. The pink triangle is rooted in World War II times, and reminds us of the tragedies of that era.

Hurricane Katrina

  1. The track features comments on the tragedies of Hurricane Katrina.
  2. Taylor Hicks did indeed come from Alabama to New Orleans, Louisiana during the midst of one of the greatest tragedies of this century, Hurricane Katrina.

Life

  1. He also wrote an autobiography, a life of Augustus, a life of Herod, some philosophical works, and some tragedies and comedies.
  2. Kuerten's early life is marked by two family tragedies.
  3. John Suchet journeys through Beethoven's early years as child prodigy to his later life as a musical master, haunted by personal tragedies.

Vietnam War

  1. Kim Phuc - The Vietnam War gave rise to many tragedies, some more familiar than others.

Statesman

  1. Keith Robbins shows how Churchill's triumphs and tragedies as a statesman were inseparable from those of the nation as a whole.

Death

  1. Aeschylus' work was so respected by the Athenians that after his death, his were the only tragedies allowed to be restaged in subsequent competitions.
  2. For instance, the death of her son Waldemar was one of the worst tragedies of Vicky's life; likewise, the death of her beloved Fritz and her son Sigismund.

World

  1. Once catapulted onto the world scene by the nuclear reactor blast at Chernobyl, the stunning city of Kiev is a world away from the tragedies of the past.
  2. ADOLF EICHMANN The Holocaust was one of the greatest tragedies the world has ever known.

Mainstay

  1. The Renaissance classics were the mainstay of the Restoration repertory, although many of the tragedies were adapted to conform to the new taste.

Fictional Characters

  1. Real people sometimes have skills, tragedies, or backgrounds that would cause fictional characters to be classified as Mary Sues.

Juliet

  1. From the love tragedies of Petrouchka, Romeo and Juliet, and Carmen, to the melancholy mood of Gershwin's searingly hot Summer Time.

Jewish History

  1. Unfortunately, neither realizes that Rome has no intention of yielding, resulting in one of the greatest tragedies in Jewish history.
  2. Tisha B'av - A full day fast mourning the destruction of the first and second Temples in Jerusalem and other tragedies in Jewish history.

Agamemnon

  1. The Bottom Line: Agamemnon stands among the greatest of the Greek tragedies.

First Play

  1. Bodas de Sangre is the first play of García Lorca's trilogy of rural tragedies.

Pacuvius

  1. He composed tragedies as well as orations, but in a style so harsh and ragged, that one would think him the disciple of Accius and Pacuvius.
  2. At any rate he imitated Pacuvius and Accius, not only in his tragedies but also in his speeches; he is so harsh and dry.

Ennius

  1. Ennius was best known for his epic history of Rome in verse, the Annales, but he also wrote tragedies and satires.

Works

  1. Ennius composed tragedies in a vigorous style, and was regarded by the Romans as the parent of their literature, although most of his works have perished.
  2. Electra is the main character in the Greek tragedies Electra by Sophocles and Electra by Euripides and has inspired various other works.
  3. As noted above, Greek tragedies were in the fifth century mostly performed as new works, with only the works of Aeschylus being permitted revivals.

Written

  1. And yet, in tragedies, women were often written as major characters, revealing insights on how women were treated and thought of in society.
  2. One of the tragedies attributed to him, Octavia, has been argued as having been written by another.

Persona

  1. In view of all these tragedies, it's a wonder Clemens could write as Mark Twain, let alone assume that persona.

Medea

  1. Almost all characters from Greek tragedies have some sort of rank or ability, Medea and Clytemnestra were no exception.

Oedipus

  1. Agamemnon and his children, Oedipus, Jason, Medea, etc.) took on their classic form in these tragedies.

Operas

  1. Empress Catherine II issued an imperial edict that "Russian Theatre should be not merely for comedies and tragedies, but also for operas".
  2. Finally, during the fifth period (1989 and onwards) he mainly composes the operas (lyrical tragedies) Medea, Electra, and Antigone.

Satyr

  1. The Penn Greek Drama Series presents original literary translations of the entire corpus of classical Greek drama: tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays.
  2. Satyrs, trilogies of tragedies were interrupted by satyr plays (which made fun of characters in the tragedies around them).

Dionysus

  1. Aeschylus said that when he was a boy he was asleep in the country looking after a vineyard, and Dionysus met him and told him to write tragedies.
  2. In the fifth century, Aeschylus improved the costumes used in the performances of tragedies at the festival of Dionysus.
  3. Aeschylus (525-456 BC) is the father of Greek tragedies (one legend reports that Dionysus himself commanded Aeschylus to write them).

History

  1. The history of space exploration has been marred by a number of tragedies that resulted in the deaths of the astronauts or ground crew.
  2. Ennius -- background; tragedies; history of Rome; metre.
  3. The history of Ireland is studded with tragedies, but none is more poignant, or more decisive, that the battle of Kinsale.

Epics

  1. For instance, precise examples of genres might include murder mysteries, westerns, sonnets, lyric poetry, epics, tragedies, etc.
  2. The main sources of myth from before the time of the tragedies are Homer, Hesiod, and fragments from the Trojan cycle of epics.

Atreus

  1. We hear more of the sickly, ill-fated house of Atreus, a favourite among ancient Greek tragedies.

Hamlet

  1. Next he wrote mainly tragedies until 1608, producing plays, such as Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth, considered some of the finest in the English language.
  2. Shakespeare's only tragedies of the period are among his most familiar plays: Romeo and Juliet (1596), Julius Caesar (1599), and Hamlet (1601).

Shakespeare

  1. Shakespeare is known for his tragedies, including Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, and Hamlet.

Oresteia

  1. The fortunes of Agamemnon have formed the subject of numerous tragedies, ancient and modern, the most famous being the Oresteia of Aeschylus.

Trilogy

  1. Each playwright would prepare a trilogy of tragedies, plus an unrelated concluding comic piece called a satyr play.
  2. The trilogy is easily Aeschylus' crowning achievement, and is often ranked as the finest of all the ancient Greek tragedies ever composed.

Voltaire

  1. His Romantic contemporaries were Byron and Goethe, and he was influenced by the satire of Voltaire and by the tragedies of Shakespeare.
  2. Voltaire, praised for his early tragedies, was jailed for his satires.

Categories

  1. Euripides
  2. Greece > Attica > Athens > Aeschylus
  3. History > Civilizations > Ancient Greece > Sophocles
  4. Comedies
  5. Tragedy

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