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The History of the Theatre: The Greeks; where we Began Giles Ramsay Monday 06 November 2017

In a period of just over 100 years a city state called Athens invented a new form of communal expression called 'theatre', and found that living amongst them happened to be four of the greatest writers the world has ever known; Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripedes and Aristrophanes. It all starts here.

Image : The Ancient Theatre at Delphi