Pharos Lecture: “Dynamic Humour in the Golden Age of Athenian Comedy”

CNERS PhD Candidate Justin Dwyer on “Dynamic Humour in the Golden Age of Athenian Comedy.”

Humour, a quality that is intimately tied to distinct identities and human relationships, has real value in informing our understanding of ancient Athenian society.  This lecture will explore elements of humour in Athenian comedy by tracing the development of this rich and diverse genre from its Archaic origins through the high period of Athenian drama in fifth and fourth centuries BCE.

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