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The Age of Sophocles

Video

Starting with the opening scene of Oedipus Rex, the film provides an historical perspective on the ancient Greeks and their experiences with pure democracy. Students can also compare the properties and conventions of the Greek theater with the theater today.


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Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Streaming video

  • Release date: February 3, 2009
  • Duration: 00:29:49
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Instructional

    Languages

    English

    Starting with the opening scene of Oedipus Rex, the film provides an historical perspective on the ancient Greeks and their experiences with pure democracy. Students can also compare the properties and conventions of the Greek theater with the theater today.


    Expand title description text