Literature Quiz / HCHS Ancient Greek Authors (Basic)

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Work/Other InfoAuthor
Epinikia (Victory Odes)/Hymns/Songs for Maidens/Songs for Light Dances/Songs of Praise/one of the 9 lyric poets
The Wasps/The Clouds/The Knights/The Frogs/The Birds/Lysistrata/Wealth/Peace
The Trojan Women/Hecuba/Medea/Heracles/Electra/Helen/Hippolytus/Bacchae
Anabasis of Alexander/Discourses of Epictetus/Indica
namesake Hymns (anonymous but used his dactylic hexameter)/Battle of the Frogs and Mice/The Iliad/The Odyssey
Nicomachean Ethics/Poetics/Prior Analytics/Physics
Athenian New Comedy/Dyskolos (The Grouch)/Samia (Girl from Samos)/Aspis (The Shield)
The Histories
History of the Pelopponesian War (includes Melian dialogue & Pericles' Funeral Oration for Athenian dead)
Work/Other InfoAuthor
Philipics (against Philip of Macedon)/Athenian orator/practiced speaking w/pebbles in his mouth
Parallel Lives/Moralia (Morals) - imitated by Montaigne
Protagoras/Meno/Crito/Phido/The Republic
Theogeny (origins of world & gods)/Works and Days (800 line poem about 5 Ages of Man & benefits of hard work)/Shield of Heracles (now believed to be spurious)
Hellenica (history of Pelop. War)/Anabasis (used by Alex the Great in Persian conquest)/Cyropaedia (education of Cyrus)/On Horsemanship/Oeconomicus (Socr. dialogue-managing house)
Oedipus Rex/Antigone/Electra/Ajax/Oedipus at Colonus/Philoctetes/Women of Trachis
The Oresteia/Agamemnon/The Libation Bearers/The Eumenides/Seven Against Thebes/Prometheus Bound/The Persians
Female poet from Lesbos/Ode to Anactoria/called tenth muse by Plato
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