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The Birth of Comedy - for iPod/iPhone - Creating a Spectacle:  Theatre in Ancient Athens

Creating a Spectacle: Theatre in Ancient Athens

The Birth of Comedy - for iPod/iPhone
Why was theatre-going so important to the Athenians? James Robson, Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies at The Open University, looks at the birth of comedy and the rise of democracy and wonders why we never hear of Spartan stand up.

08/15/13 • 9 min

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