Arts & Literature

Modern Renditions of the Tragedies of Greek Playwright Euripides

July 29, 2018

Biography of Euripides Euripides is one of the three great tragedians of classical Greek dramas. He was born in 484 BC, in Athens and died in 406, Macedonia. Historians debate about his lineage, some say his mother sold herbs and his father was a retailer, while others say he came from well off family. Euripides […]

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Ancient Greek Playwright Aeschylus: His Life and Works

June 16, 2018

Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides are the three great Greek tragedians. However, Aeschylus (525 BC – 456 BC) is considered to be the father of Greek Tragedy. He was a great innovator of dramatics, he wrote approximately 90 plays. It is believed that he was the first Greek dramatist to write drama trilogy. Before Aeschylus produced […]

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Chinese Opera/Peking Opera: History, Performance Culture and Costumes

May 2, 2018

China is the third largest country in the world, occupying one-fourteenth of the earth’s total landmass, and almost the size of entire Europe. The current population of China is 1.37 billion, which makes it the largest country in terms of population density. China is not only a large country because of landmass and population, but […]

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