Thespis

Thespis (s; Θέσπις; fl. 6th century BC) of Icaria (present-day Dionysos, Greece), according to certain Ancient Greek sources and especially Aristotle, was the first person ever to appear on stage as an actor playing a character in a play (instead of speaking as him or herself). In other sources, he is said to have introduced the first princi...
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Thespis

(lived 6th century BC) Greek poet. He is said to have introduced the first actor into dramatic performances (previously presented by choruses only), hence the word thespian for an actor. He is also said to have invented...
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Thespis

noun Greek poet who is said to have originated Greek tragedy (sixth century BC)
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Thespis

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Thespis

[opera] Thespis, or The Gods Grown Old, is an operatic extravaganza that was the first collaboration between dramatist W. S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. No musical score of Thespis was ever published, and most of the music has been lost. Gilbert and Sullivan went on to become the most famous and successful artistic partnership in ...
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Thespis

Greek poet, said to have been born in the deme (district) of Icaria. According to ancient tradition, Thespis was the first actor in Greek drama. He ... [6 related articles]
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Thespis

Greek poet. He is said to have introduced the first actor into dramatic performances (previously presented by choruses only), hence the word thespian for an actor. He is also said to have invented tragedy and to have introduced the wearing of linen masks
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Thespis

Thespis (thes'pis) , fl. 534 B.C., of Icaria in Attica. In Greek tradition, he was the inventor of tragedy. Almost nothing is known of his life or works. He is supposed to have modified the dithyramb (which had been, in effect, exchanges between the leader and the chorus) by introducing an actor...
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Thespis

[n] - Greek poet who is said to have originated Greek tragedy (sixth century BC)
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