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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism.,
  • Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.,
  • Dithyramb.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementby Sir Arthur Pickard-Cambridge.
ContributionsWebster, T. B. L 1905-1974.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19713918M

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Dithyramb Tragedy and Comedy. Currently unavailable. Inspire a love of reading with Prime Book Box for Kids Discover delightful children's books with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months — new customers receive 15% off your first : A. W. Pickard-Cambridge. The origins of ancient theatre and its relation to Dithyramb and Dionysus The etymology of the word "tragedy" is "tragos" (goat) +"ode" (hymn, lamentation). Tragoi (the goats) were the priests of god Dionysus. During the festivities for the God, a goat was being sacrificed and the satyrs were singing the lamentation song for the sacrificed goat. Dithyramb, tragedy and comedy Hardcover – January 1, by Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ Author: Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge. Dithyramb, tragedy and comedy by Pickard-Cambridge, Arthur Wallace, Sir, Publication date Topics Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism, Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism, Dithyramb Publisher Oxford, Clarendon Press Collection Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to :

  Dithyramb, Tragedy and Comedy. Publication date Topics English. Book by Sir Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge Addeddate Identifier Dithyramb Identifier-ark ark://t0zq1rc23 Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR) Pages Ppi Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review. comment. Get print book. No eBook available. Dithyramb, tragedy and comedy Sir Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge Snippet view - Dithyramb: Tragedy and Comedy Dionysus (Greek deity) in literature Dithyramb Drama / Ancient, Classical & Medieval Greek drama (Comedy) Greek drama (Tragedy). Dithyramb, Tragedy and Comedy [Book Review] K. J. Dover & A. W. Pickard-Cambridge. Journal of Hellenic Studies () Abstract This article has no associated abstract. (fix it) Keywords No keywords specified (fix it) Categories Ancient Greek and Roman by: The dithyramb (Ancient Greek: διθύραμβος, dithyrambos) was an ancient Greek hymn sung and danced in honour of Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility; the term was also used as an epithet of the god: Plato, in The Laws, while discussing various kinds of music mentions "the birth of Dionysos, called, I think, the dithyramb." Plato also remarks in the Republic that dithyrambs .

Dithyramb, Tragedy and Comedy. By A. W. PICKARD-CAMBRIDGE. Pp. xvi + Oxford: Clarendon Press, 18s. net. This book is of the first importance. Learned, scrupulously fair in argument and sane in its conclusions, it is a monument of common-sense and should be for the controversialist a pattern of good manners. Define dithyramb. dithyramb synonyms, dithyramb pronunciation, dithyramb translation, English dictionary definition of dithyramb. in some cases, wholly imitative-- instances of this are supplied by tragedy and comedy; there is likewise the opposite style, in which the my poet is the only speaker-- of this the dithyramb affords the best. The Norton Book of Classical Literature Knox, Bernard MacGregor Walke Also recovered for us are the breathtaking variety of forms that literature took - epic, lyric, ode, dithyramb, tragedy, comedy, history, dialogue, idyll, epigram, satire, to name a few. The translations selected for this collection, from classic nineteenth-century.   A dithyramb was a choral hymn sung by fifty men or boys, under the leadership of an exarchon, to honor dithyramb became a feature of Greek tragedy and is considered by Aristotle to be the origin of Greek tragedy, passing first through a satyric phase.