Tragic Competition in 5th-century Athens

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Tragic poets in 5th-century Athens, with counts of their tragic plays, span of their performance activity, and winning plays.

Dataset sheets:

  • tragic poets: by poet name, plays, year of first performance, last performance, birth, death, poet notes
  • tragic competitive field: estimates of total plays, poets, and winning-play distribution by poet
  • notable winners: statistics on “notable” winners of tragic poetry competition at Athenian City Dionysia
  • Aristophanes play references: reference to other poets and other plays in the texts of Aristophanes’ plays

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