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Euripides Quotations

Phrixus

"Who knows but life be that which men call death, And death what men call life?" Phrixus. Frag. 830.
"Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future." Phrixus. Frag. 927.
"The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children." Phrixus. Frag. 970.

BIOGRAPHY:
Euripides, third of the great Greek tragedians, was born c. 484 B.C. in Salamis, and died 406 B.C. in Macedonia. For more on Euripides' life and contributions to drama, see Euripides feature.

THE PLAYS:
Read Euripides' plays online.

Review of Ted Hughes' Adaptation of Euripides' Alcestis

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Licymnius
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