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Comedy The Greek Comedy developed later than the Greek Tragedy. It was on the scene by the beginning of the 5th Century BC. These plays mocked the society and politics of ancient Greece, and were usually very obscene. A great comedic Greek playwright was Aristophanes. [AL] {EB}
The progress of comedy passed unnoticed because it was not taken seriously. The Aristotelian differentiation between tragedy and comedy is: tragedy imitates men who are better than average, and comedy men who are worse. [RA] {EB}

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