Who is Euripides

Euripides (/jʊəˈrɪpɪdiːz/; Greek: Εὐριπίδης Eurīpídēs, pronounced [eu̯.riː.pí.dɛːs]; c. 480 – c. 406 BC) was a tragedian of classical Athens. Along with Aeschylus and Sophocles, he is one of the three ancient Greek tragedians for whom any plays have survived in full. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, but the Suda says it was ninety-two at most. Of these, eighteen or nineteen have survived more or less complete (Rhesus is suspect). There are many fragments (some substantial) of most of his other plays. More of his plays have survived intact than those of Aeschylus and Sophocles together, partly because his popularity grew as theirs declined—he became, in the Hellenistic Age, a cornerstone of ancient literar...
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  • Geomsnft: "mighty is geometry, joined with art, resistless." - euripides
  • Jaypatel_69: "one loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives." - euripides
  • Advsukhpreet1: "one loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives." - euripides
  • Masonicfind: ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head. - euripides
  • Chikaodivivian: i’m looking for d title of a play & d playwright’s name. it’s an old classic play. the characters are authors; aeschylus, plato, euripides, et al. in the play, d writer is searching for the best playwright that can solve the problem in the society as other playwrights couldn’t.
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Sorrows Of The Moon
 by Charles Baudelaire

Tonight the moon dreams in a deeper languidness,
And, like a beauty on her cushions, lies at rest;
While drifting off to sleep, a tentative caress
Seeks, with a gentle hand, the contour of her breast;

As on a crest above her silken avalanche,
Dying, she yields herself to an unending swoon,
And sees a pallid vision everywhere she-d glance,
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