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Euripides
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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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Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.  - Euripides
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Euripides
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Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
Euripides
Source/Notes:
Euripides: Ion. Rhesus. The Suppliant women. Orestes. Iphigenia in Aulis. Electra. The Phoenician women. The Bacchae (1959 edition), University Of Chicago Press

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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