Greek Theatre – A Quick Root and Branch


  1. Which god did the Greeks honour with a festival of theatre?
  2. Who attended this festival?
  3. Where in Athens was the most significant theatre?
  4. Why did the chorus actors all wear the same mask?
  5. What was the role of the chorus?
  6. What was a satyr play?
  7. When was the golden age of ancient Greece?
  8. What other job did Sophocles have?
  9. How many times did his plays win at the festival of Dionysus?
  10. Name any of the Oedipus plays.
  11. In psychoanalysis, what was Freud trying to understand?