Definition of Euripides in English:


Line breaks: Eu¦ripi|des
Pronunciation: /ˌjʊ(ə)ˈrɪpɪdiːz
( 480-circa 406 bc), Greek dramatist. His nineteen surviving plays show important innovations in the handling of traditional myths, such as the introduction of realism, an interest in feminine psychology, and the portrayal of abnormal and irrational states of mind. Notable works: Medea, Hippolytus, Electra, Trojan Women, and Bacchae.

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