They are both forms of writing, their history as a part of society greatly differed from contrasting philosophies of life, leading to two different personalities.
Published: July 20, 2017
Uploaded by: Raymond Chime
Medieval drama was proceeded by Greek and roman drama, and it followed by Elizabethan drama. Greek drama in line with its being the fountain head of modern drama was brought buoyant, full of ideas and was essentially theatrical. It was furnished by the great traditions of the Dionysian and the phallic songs.
Medieval drama arose from the ashes of the roman drama. The fifth century witnessed the collapse of the Roman Empire and the eventual ascension of the Christian church into power. The Christians church abolished drama and categorized actors with prostitutes, thieves and other undesirable elements in the society. Hence, there was no record of playwriting from the death of Seneca to the beginning of the medieval or middle age.