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Beginnings of greek drama : greek drama began as a form of religious worship to the greek god dionysus the earliest forms of drama included religious chants and. The earliest origins of drama are to be found in athens where ancient hymns, called dithyrambs, were sung in honor of the god dionysus these hymns were later adapted. This page is designed to provide a brief introduction to ancient greek theater origins of greek drama problems of origin pickard-cambridge, aw. Ancient origins articles related to theatre in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins read more about ancient greek theater and the monumental.
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