The Bacchae Summary
Euripides

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The Bacchae Summary

Euripides was more than seventy years old and living in self-imposed exile in King Archelaus's court in Macedonia when he created The Bacchae, just before his death in 406 B.C. The play was produced the following year at the City Dionysia in Athens, where it was awarded the prize for best tragedy. Ever since, The Bacchae has occupied a special place among Greek dramas and particularly among the eighteen surviving plays of Euripides. It...

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