Ancient Tragedy

Ancient Tragedy

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Senegačnik Branko

- notions of »tragedy« and »tragic«;
- religious origins of Greek tragedy, its social and religious functions;
- function and meaning of Greek and Roman drama in social and political life;
- Aeshcylus, Sophocles, and Euripides and their contemporaries, successors and imitators;
- tragedy in the Hellenistic period;
- the relationship between Greek and Roman tragedy;
- Roman tragedy and its authors;
- tragic performances: the performing space, performers; distribution of roles, performing technique;
- theaters;
- tragedy in Late Antiquity and Middle Ages; echoes of ancient tragedy in modern drama;
- translating ancient tragedy;
- ancient tragedy and Slovene literature.