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Variant: Who dares not speak his free thoughts is a slave. - The Phoenician Women, 409 BC
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Hippolytus l. 612 (translated by David Kovacs)
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Euripides: Ion. Rhesus. The Suppliant women. Orestes. Iphigenia in Aulis. Electra. The Phoenician women. The Bacchae (1959 edition), University Of Chicago Press


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Euripides
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Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Poet, playwright

Bio: Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him but according to the Suda it was ninety-two at most. Of these, eighteen or nineteen have survived complete and there are also fragments, some substantial, of most of the other plays.

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