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Euripides (480 to 405 BC) was a famous tragic playwright whose works were popular in 300s BC. He was the last great tragedian in Ancient Greece, composing such works as "Medea," his updating of the story of the mythic character of the Golden Fleece myth. He also wrote The Bacchae.

He was driven into exile from Athens. [1]

Works by Euripides


  1. Great Books, Vol. 4, Euripides plays edited by David Greene and Richmond Lattimore, 1993, page 259.

External links

  • Works of Euripides at Project Gutenberg
  • Works of Euripides at WikiSource