Greek Writers

Name: Lived: Birth Place: Works:
Aeschylus c. 525-456 B.C.E. Athens The Suppliant Maidens
The Persians
The Seven Against Thebes
Prometheus Bound
Agamemnon
Choephoroe
Eumenides
Alcaeus c. 6th Century B.C.E. Mytilene Political Poetry
Alcman c. 7th Century B.C.E. Sparta Poems
Anacreon c. 560-490 B.C.E. Teos Poetry
Archilochus c. 480-640 B.C.E. Paros Epigrams/Poems
Aristophanes c. 448-385 B.C.E. Athens The Acharnians
The Knights
The Clouds
The Wasps
The Peace
The Birds
The Frogs
The Lysistrata
The Thesmophoriazusae
The Ecclesiazusae
The Plutus
Bacchylides c. 6th Century B.C.E. Ceos Poems
Callinus c. 7th Century B.C.E. Ephesos Poems
Corinna c. 6th Century B.C.E. Tanagra Poems
Euripides c. 480-406 B.C.E Salamis (Athenian) Medea
Rhesus
Hippolytus
Alcestis
Heracleidae
The Suppliants
The Trojan Women
Ion
Helen
Andromache
Electra
The Bacchantes
Hecuba
Hearcles Mad
The Phonecian Maidens
Orestes
Iphigenia Among The Tauri
Iphigenia At Aulis
The Cyclops
Hipponax c. 6th Century B.C.E. Ephesos Poems/Colloquialisms
Homer c. 9th Century B.C.E. Greece The Illiad
The Odyssey
Hybrias c. ??? Crete Drinking Songs
Ibycus c. 6th Century B.C.E. Rhegium Choral Poetry / Lyric Monody
Mimnermus c. 7th Century B.C.E. Colophon Poems
Phocylides c. 6th Century B.C.E. Miletus Epigrams
Pindar c. 518-446 B.C.E. Thebes Choral Lyrics
Isthmian Odes
Seventh Nemean
Praxilla c. 5th Century B.C.E. Sicyon Poetry
Sappho c. 620-550 B.C.E. Mytilene Lyric Poetry
Semonides c. 7th Century B.C.E. Amorgos Essays
Simonides c. 556-468 B.C.E. Ceos Lyric Monodies, Elegies, Epigrams, Choral Poems
Solon c. 630-550 B.C.E. Athens Political Speeches/Poems
Sophocles c. 496-406 B.C.E. Colonus (Atttica) Oedipus Rex
Oedipus At Colonus
Antigone
Ajax
Electra
Trachinae
Philoctetes
Stesichorus c. 7th Century B.C.E. Himera Choral Poems
Terpander c. 7th Century B.C.E. Antissa (Lesbos) Choral Poems
Theognis c. 6th Century B.C.E. Megara Poems
Tyrtaeus c. 7th Century B.C.E. Sparta Speeches
Xenophanes c. 570-480 B.C.E. Colophon Poems