Publisher description for The dramatic festivals of Athens, by the late Sir Arthur Pickard-Cambridge.


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This reissue with a new supplement is fully expanded and brought up-to-date. It discusses the organization of the dramatic festivals, describes the acting style, actors, costumes, dancing, music, and audiences' tastes and behavior, and provides a full presentation of the literary, epigraphic, and archaeological evidence on which any discussion of the dramatic festivals is based, such as the difficulties of interpretation.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Theater -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- To 500.
Athens (Greece) -- Intellectual life.
Greek drama -- History and criticism.
Athens (Greece) -- Civilization.