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Choruses of young women in ancient Greece

their morphology, religious role, and social function

by Claude Calame

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Alcman,
    • Music, Greek and Roman -- History and criticism,
    • Drama -- Chorus (Greek drama),
    • Women -- Greece,
    • Greece -- Religious life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementClaude Calame ; translated by Derek Collins and Janice Orion.
      SeriesGreek studies
      ContributionsCollins, Derek., Orion, Janice.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML169 .C1813 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 282 p. ;
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL723057M
      ISBN 100822630621, 082263063X
      LC Control Number97110468
      OCLC/WorldCa36162993

      The roles of women in Greek drama are all roles conceived by men, because all the ancient Greek playwrights were men. And the actors were usually men, too. Of course, they turned to the women in their lives as models, because the women in the plays were frequent and important. FEATURES:Crossing the Ancient Stage Female Choruses in Greek Tragedy Mary deForest University of Colorado E-mail: [email protected] In the orchestra, between the seats and the stage, the chorus of Greek drama is ideally placed to mediate between poet and audience (1).The music, song and dance, the lofty language and the Doric dialect, all carry the words outside the range of normal discourse.

        Being a Girl in Ancient Greece. Young girls in Ancient Greece performed roles in religious ritual probably because they had few other responsibilities and because of the sanctity The comic Greek playwright Aristophanes’ Lyristrata features a chorus of women who list the ritual duties which they preformed as parthenoi. This article revisits the issue of female choruses in Classical Athens and aims to provide an alternative to the common pessimistic view that emphasizes the restriction of female choreia by the gender ideology of the democracy. We agree that Athens did not have the kind of female choral culture that is documented for Sparta or Argos, but a review of the evidence suggests that women did dance.

      A Greek chorus, or simply chorus (Greek: χορός, khoros) in the context of Ancient Greek tragedy, comedy, satyr plays, and modern works inspired by them, is a homogeneous, non-individualised group of performers, who comment with a collective voice on the dramatic action. The chorus consisted of between 12 and 50 players, who variously danced, sang or spoke their lines in unison, and.   After all, to Ancient Greek men, women were literally a curse unleashed by Pandora. An intellectual dinner conversation might be about how guys were similar to the gods, while women were basically ideal woman was no woman, but since they existed, they were supposed to model themselves on Penelope, the wife of Odysseus who waited faithfully for her husband for 20 years, just Author: Kathy Benjamin.


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