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1(writer)trágico masculinetrágica feminineautor de tragedias masculineautora de tragedias feminine
- Born around 524 or 525 B.C. in the city of Eleusis near Athens, the Greek dramatist Aeschylus is known as the first great tragedian.
- The Greek tragedian Euripides, for example, rarely took first prize in Athenian dramatic competitions.
- And ever since then, scholars have remarked on the difference between the two tragedians as involving something like the ideal and the real.
- In the years thereafter, Aeschylus found his muse and became one of the three celebrated 5th-century-BC Athenian tragedians, alongside Sophocles and Euripides.
- How could Milton the classicist, the tragedian, the epic writer, reject Plato, the Greek tragedians, and Homer himself?
- Not even the greatest of ancient tragedians could have written the script, most commentators agreed.
- As the Greek tragedians and Shakespeare well knew, even a bloody tyrant can be made the object of sympathy by a cruel turn of fate.
- Those of you who are familiar with the Classical Greek tragedy, also probably know Plato's attack on the Classical Greek tragedians.
- In the Aristophanes original, Aeschylus and Euripides debated over which of the two was the best tragedian.
- Euripides is considered to be the most socially critical of all the ancient Greek tragedians.
- The archon allotted to each tragedian his actors, paid at state expense, and a producer (choregus).
- As Aeschylus and other tragedians appreciated, words could be used to make what is false appear true and what was true false.
2(actor)actor dramático masculineactriz dramática feminineactor trágico masculineactriz trágica femininetrágico masculinetrágica feminine
- Comedian, tragedian and heartthrob, his distinction lies in the very indistinction of his career.
- Where others looked at spinners, seamers and batsmen, he saw folk heroes, comics and tragedians.
- They discuss theatrical affairs before the players arrive, when Hamlet has their chief tragedian recite a speech about the destruction of Troy.
- It reminded us that some of the zaniest players can play tragedy better than tragedians.
- There were incredible conditions of prejudice, they faced all sorts of restraints, yet they were dancing, singing, acting comedians, tragedians - you name it.
- He retired from the stage in 1817 with a final performance as Coriolanus, widely respected as a great tragedian and as Garrick's successor in the promotion and playing of Shakespeare.
- Remember the great Greek tragedians: They wore a mask!
- He must be called the imitator, as all tragedians are.
- Rather, an actor will develop a specialty within a line, perhaps serving only as a lead tragedian, never doing comedy, or narrowing his eccentric business to specialize in Irish or Jewish roles.
- I couldn't do that, so I found I had to become a sit-down tragedian who got up a lot.
- We might think of him as misplaced, a tragedian performing in cabaret perhaps.
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