Originally Posted by Sabretooth
Not sure if I've mentioned it previously, but I read Hippolytus and the Bacchae about a month ago, translated by Gilbert Murray. Not half bad, both of them, and I especially liked Hippolytus. Quite the crafty Athenian playwright he was.
I think I read part of the Bacchae in Ancient Greek back in school, crazy stuff. I was actually thinking of Medea when mentioning Euripides, but yeah, that's a guy who made a lot of great plays.