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1. Who wrote The Eumenides and what is it about?

  • Aeschylus - Orestes being pursued by the furies + trial at Athens
  • Euripides - Orestes being pursued by the furies + trial at Athens
  • Sophicles - Agamemnon + his murder by wife Clymenestra
  • Hesiod - The fives ages of man
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2. Who wrote the odes, and what is Ode 5 about?

  • Sophicles - Dithyramb about Menelaus' sons and Priam
  • Hesiod - Herakles and The Nemean Lion
  • Bacchylides - The story of Pelops and Tantalus
  • Euripides - Helen and Greek Women

3. Who is often described as the father of tragedy?

  • Sophicles
  • Homer
  • Aeschylus
  • Euripides

4. Who wrote The Bacchae?

  • Aeschylus
  • Euripides
  • Sopicles
  • Bacchylides

5. Who wrote Greek Lyric Poetry?

  • Bacchylides
  • Hesiod
  • Homer
  • Sophicles

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