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.
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.