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City Dionysia, seems not to have relied on coarse scatological humor and assumed a subtle audience.
Sommerstein (1997, 65) argues that the audience of the City Dionysia grew increasingly affluent and "right-wing" as the fifth century BCE progressed, due largely to the probable increase in admission costs to attend the event.
101) Data Dionysia Katelouzou has compiled on instances of shareholder activism by hedge funds provides a helpful way of tracking the emergence of this corporate-governance technique in Canada.
Laispodias was also mocked as warlike in Phrynichus, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] K-A 17, a play produced at the city Dionysia in 414 BC, at the same festival as the Birds.
Male gaze and female infection are the motifs of Meyer's third chapter, in which she addresses the adventures of Dionysia in "Die Hirtenflote" that forma static Bildungsroman.
Merry (1961:4) interprets this as proof that the Decree of Syrakosios did not agree with public taste, and adds that Syrakosios was openly criticised by Phrynichos in his Hermit, which received the third prize at the Dionysia of 414.
137) The invitation was part of the Annual Festival of the Dionysia International Center for Arts and Cultures.
He also leaves behind his family, Dionysia Waskiewicz, Josephine L.
In Athenian festivals, poets competed at the Great Dionysia in dithyrambic and dramatic poetry, and at the Great Panathenaia in epic--specifically, in the performance of Homer.
Like Pentheus in his cross-dressed disguise and Orpheus, after the death of Eurydice, in his determined pederasty, Hippolytus refuses his erotic passion which is as destructive as misplacing it: the poiesis of dissolution, working through the gods will enforce itself and demonstrate its power in the Theatre (spectacle-place) of Dionysus at the annual Dionysia.
Anna Papa, Dionysia Theoharidou, and Antonis Antoniadis
16) Robinson also makes clear the extent to which Elizabeth was the cynosure of performance, which reminds us sharply of how different the original performance context of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], before an audience of about fifteen thousand at the City Dionysia, would have been to this production of a Latin version within the closed, hierarchical world of the university theater.