Greek word of the day! ✍ Did you know that the two masks associated with #drama represent the traditional generic division between #comedy and #tragedy? They are symbols of the ancient Greek #Muses, Thalia, and Melpomene. Thalia was the Muse of comedy, while Melpomene was the Muse of tragedy. How to get the most out of the Ancient Greek Drama? Check out our highly curated credit-bearing study abroad programme, offered in partnership with Hellenic American University.
Our Comedy Tragedy Ring: These two masks are symbols of the ancient Greek Muses, Thalia and Melpomene, the Muse of comedy represented by the laughing face, and the Muse of tragedy represented by the weeping face, respectively. Made from British hallmarked .925 sterling silver. #comedytragedy #thegreatfrog
The Nine Muses Roman mosaic found in Kos, century BC Great Master's Palace, Rhodas
The two #masks associated with #drama represent the traditional generic division between #comedy and #tragedy. They are #symbols of the ancient #Greek #Muses #Thalia and #Melpomene. Thalia was the Muse of comedy (the #laughing #face) while Melpomene was the Muse of tragedy (the #weeping face). Widely known now as Smile Now Cry Later This is a #gang saying referring to the comedy and tragedy masks of #theatre #arts which has become the gang life #philosophy. It's either bad now and will later…
Melpomene was the Muse of Tragedy and in this guise she was often portrayed holding a tragic mask or sword, and sometimes wearing a wreath of ivy and cothurnus boots. Melpomene was so named by the chanting by which she charmed her listeners and derived from the Greek verb melpô or melpomai; her name literally means"to celebrate with dance and s...
"Now what else is the whole life of mortals, but a sort of comedy in which the various actors, disguised by various costumes and masks, walk on and play each ones part until the manager walks them off the stage?" by Desiderius Erasmus
Theater Mask Comedy and Tragedy - Illustrations. Mono line style illustration showing the two masks associated with drama representing the traditional generic division between comedy and tragedy using ancient Greek Muses, Thalia was Muse of comedy the laughing face, while Melpomene was the Muse of tragedy the weeping face. #illustration #TheaterMaskComedyandtragedy