Born around 485, a native of Phlya, east of Hymettus.  He was famous by his death in 406.

Known for his association with the Sophist movement, he may have been prosecuted by Cleon for impiety.   A skepticism concerning the gods runs through his plays.

  • Alcestis
  • Medea -link to performance
  • Heacleidae
  • Hippolytus
  • Andromache
  • Hecuba
  • The Suppliants
  • Electra
  • Heracles
  • The Trojan Women
  • Iphigenia in Tauris
  • Ion
  • Helen
  • Phoenician Women
  • Orestes
  • Bacchae
  • Iphigenia at Aulis
  • Rhesus
  • Cyclops