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Provocative, concerned with problems and conflicts sometimes disturbing to his audiences, Euripides displays a rationalistic and iconoclastic attitude toward the gods and an interest in less heroic, even homely, characters

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Q: What kind of plays did Euripides write?
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Where did Euripides write his plays?

He wrote plays to teach us lessons about our selves

How many plays did Euripides write?

he wrote 92 and 19 survived

Who wrote plays that criticized the wrongs he saw in society and the mistreatment of women was it Euripides?

Euripides is the correct answer.

Why was Euripides important?

Euripides was a Greek playwright mostly known for being the first man to use women in his plays

How does Euripides' achievements effect today's society?

Euripides achievements effect today society because he helped make drama and plays come in English . many of the greek plays today that is played in English is helped because of Euripides . he helped many people with there plays and there carree today .

Who wrote plays in ancient greece?

Sophocles, Euripides, Aeschylus

What kind of plays did Aristophanes write?

comic plays... comedy

What was the main theme of Euripides plays?

His plays were realalistic He questioned traditional thinking in real life situations. :)

What were euripides' contributions to theatre?

Euripides (485 - 406 BCE) wrote very realistic tragedies dealing with psychological issues. He wrote such plays as "The Trojan Woman."

Did Sophocles write 'Alcestis'?

No, Euripides (c. 480 B.C.E. - c. 406 B.C.E.) wrote the tragedy "Alcestis."Specifically, Sophocles (c. 496 B.C.E. - c. 406 B.C.E.) was Euripides' contemporary. At the time, Thebes and Troy were popular topics for plays. So Sophocles is known for authorship of three plays about Theban King Oedipus: "Oedipus Rex," "Oedipus at Colonus" and "Antigone." In contrast, Euripides is known for writing plays about women whose lives are affected by the coming, carrying out and losing of the Trojan War.

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Oedipus the King is one of his 100 known plays written in verse?

Sophocles and Euripides

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