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Ancient theatre and performance culture around the Black Sea / edited by David Braund, Edith Hall, Rosie Wyles.

Contributor(s): Braund, David, 1957- [editor.] | Hall, Edith, 1959- [editor.] | Wyles, Rosie [editor.]Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2019Description: pages cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107170599 (hardback); 9781316621684 (pbk.)Subject(s): Theater -- Black Sea Coast -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses | Greek drama -- History and criticism -- Congresses | Greek drama -- Themes, motives -- Congresses | Black Sea Coast -- Intellectual life -- Congresses | Black Sea Coast -- In literature -- Congresses | Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C. -- Congresses | Black Sea Coast -- Civilization -- Congresses | Black Sea Coast -- Antiquities -- CongressesDDC classification: 792.0938 LOC classification: PA3202 | .A54 2019
Contents:
Preface / Edith Hall -- Approaches. Introduction: Embarking on a voyage around Black Sea theatre / David Braund -- The spread of Greek theatre to the west and to the north-east / Oliver Taplin -- The northward advance of Greek horizons / Stephanie West -- Places. The tragedians of Heraclea and comedians of Sinope / Edith Hall -- The Phanagoria chous : comic art in miniature in a luxury tomb in the Cimmerian Bosporus / Jeffrey Rusten -- Theatre and performance in the Bosporan kingdom / David Braund -- Ancient theatre in Tauric Chersonesus / Sergey Saprykin -- Theatre at Olbia in the Black Sea / Valeriya Bylkova -- Celebrating Dionysos in Istros and Tomis: theatrical manifestations and artistic life in two Ionian cities of the Black Sea / Madalina Dana -- Ancient theatres and theatre-art of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast and Thracian hinterland / Alexander Minchev -- Plays. Space, place and the metallurgical imagination of the Prometheus Trilogy / Emmanuela Bakola -- Fragmentary Greek tragedies set in the Black Sea / Rosie Wyles -- Black Sea back story: Euripides / Edith Hall -- Mind-games in the Crimea: Euripides' Iphigenia in Tauris / Felix Budelmann -- Visualising Euripides' Tauric temple of the Maiden Goddess / Edith Hall -- Performative presences. Music and performance among Greeks and Scythians / Marina Vakhtina -- A new mask and musical instruments from the eastern Bosporus / Vladimir Bochkovoy, David Braund, Roman Mimokhodov, Nikolay Sudarev -- The cult of Dionysus in ancient Georgia / Manana Odisheli -- Paratheatrical performances in the Bosporan Kingdom : the evidence of terracotta figurines / Maya Muratov -- Historiography and theatre : the tragedy of Scythian king Skyles / David Braund -- Life trajectories : Iphigenia, Helen and Achilles on the Black Sea / Froma Zeitlin -- Epilogue: Dancing around the Black Sea: Xenophon, Pseudo-Scymnus and Lucian's Bacchants / David Braund.
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Most of the contributions were originally presented at a conference of the same name held at King's College London on 4-5 July 2014.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface / Edith Hall -- Approaches. Introduction: Embarking on a voyage around Black Sea theatre / David Braund -- The spread of Greek theatre to the west and to the north-east / Oliver Taplin -- The northward advance of Greek horizons / Stephanie West -- Places. The tragedians of Heraclea and comedians of Sinope / Edith Hall -- The Phanagoria chous : comic art in miniature in a luxury tomb in the Cimmerian Bosporus / Jeffrey Rusten -- Theatre and performance in the Bosporan kingdom / David Braund -- Ancient theatre in Tauric Chersonesus / Sergey Saprykin -- Theatre at Olbia in the Black Sea / Valeriya Bylkova -- Celebrating Dionysos in Istros and Tomis: theatrical manifestations and artistic life in two Ionian cities of the Black Sea / Madalina Dana -- Ancient theatres and theatre-art of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast and Thracian hinterland / Alexander Minchev -- Plays. Space, place and the metallurgical imagination of the Prometheus Trilogy / Emmanuela Bakola -- Fragmentary Greek tragedies set in the Black Sea / Rosie Wyles -- Black Sea back story: Euripides / Edith Hall -- Mind-games in the Crimea: Euripides' Iphigenia in Tauris / Felix Budelmann -- Visualising Euripides' Tauric temple of the Maiden Goddess / Edith Hall -- Performative presences. Music and performance among Greeks and Scythians / Marina Vakhtina -- A new mask and musical instruments from the eastern Bosporus / Vladimir Bochkovoy, David Braund, Roman Mimokhodov, Nikolay Sudarev -- The cult of Dionysus in ancient Georgia / Manana Odisheli -- Paratheatrical performances in the Bosporan Kingdom : the evidence of terracotta figurines / Maya Muratov -- Historiography and theatre : the tragedy of Scythian king Skyles / David Braund -- Life trajectories : Iphigenia, Helen and Achilles on the Black Sea / Froma Zeitlin -- Epilogue: Dancing around the Black Sea: Xenophon, Pseudo-Scymnus and Lucian's Bacchants / David Braund.

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