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Jan 24, 2021

Classical Athens is famous for the introduction of theatre and Tragedy. But it didn't just appear out of nowhere.

In this episode I try and piece together how it developed and ended up as a main component of the City Dionysia at Athens. All this with rude puppets, wild processions, the odd phallus and politics.

Music by Brakhage (Le Vrai Instrumental).