Euripides Greek Tragedy’s Unsung Hero
A lone figure, swaddled in rags sits secluded in a dank cave bent over his papyrus. The whittled reed inRead more.
Euripides, The Great Greek Tragedian
By Eldar Balta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Euripides’ Early life Born on Salamis Island in 480 BC to mother CleitoRead more.
The Warring Writer: Aeschylus Tragedy
Let’s say you are considered the “father of tragedy”. Even in your own lifetime, everyone knows you have revolutionized dramaRead more.
The Dramatic Greek, Sophocles: One man’s non-tragic life
Some people have drama follow them wherever they go, while others just write about it. Sophocles, the prolific ancient greekRead more.
Terence: The African Comic
By Ben Potter Regular readers may recall a recent article on Plautus, a comedic playwright who adapted Attic comedy andRead more.
Plautus: No Latin Matter
By Ben Potter It’s been often said that what was good about the Romans came from their cultural forefathers, theRead more.
The Prince of Ancient Comedy: Aristophanes
By Ben Potter To translate Ancient texts correctly is no easy task, even for the most proficient student of Greek.Read more.