Euripides

484BC – 406BC
Biographical Sketch: 

Euripides was the last of the three great writers of tragedy in classical Athens. He is known primarily for having reshaped the formal structure of Athenian tragedy by portraying strong female characters and intelligent slaves and by satirizing many heroes of Greek mythology.

Authored: 

Rhesus, Medea, Hippolytus, Alcestis, Heracleidae, The Suppliants, The Trojan Women, Ion, Helen, Andromache, Electra, The Bacchantes, Hecuba, Heracles Mad, The Phoenician Maidens, Orestes, Iphigenia Among the Tauri, Iphigenia at Aulis, The Cyclops.

Quote: 

Slight not what’s near through aiming at what’s far. Rhesus