|Making the accusative singular feminine|
So focused were we that we almost ran out of time for our weekly dose of Dyskolos. We recapped Pan's prologue, which sets the scene for the play. It's the usual tale of boy meets girl, girl's father won't like it, boy is forced into all kinds of schemes to win the object of his affections. We looked at the (slightly complex) inter-relationship of all the characters in the play:
Next week, we'll be multi-tasking, making masks for the characters in Dyskolos, while at the same time performing a read-through of the play. Ambitious: could this all go horribly wrong? Quodlibet*. I'm sure as long as we all end up laughing, the ghost of Menander will look kindly on our efforts. Anyway, if you want some inspiration for your masks, have a look here at some pictures of both ancient and modern ones.