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Definition: Third great Greek playwright. He wrote about 90 plays, of which 18 survive. He introduced more real-sounding characters, complete with psychological and thoughtful reasons for their actions. Among his famous plays are Medea, Hippolytus, and The Trojan Women. Euripides won several First Prizes at the City Dionysia, the annual drama Festival in Athens.

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Ancient Greece
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Biography of Euripides
Read the story of the life of this famous playwright.

Euripides' Home Page
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