Some articles on poets, tragic poet, poet:
... Poets and other artists Euripides Frequently a target of Aristophanes' plays, the tragic poet is mentioned in line 61 as the butt of tired, old jokes that are made by other comic poets ... Ecphantides A comic poet of a previous generation known for his obscurity, he is referred to in line 151 by his nickname Capnias (Smokey) ... Phrynichus A celebrated tragic poet of an earlier generation, he is mentioned favourably several times by Philocleon and the jurors in lines 220, 269, 1490, 1524 ...
240 BC), poet and critic native of Cyrene and scholar of the Library of Alexandria Callinus (also known as Kallinus) of Ephesus in Asia Minor, flourished mid-7th century BC the earliest known Greek elegiac poet ... Choerilus of Samos, epic poet of Samos, who flourished at the end of the 5th century BC Cinaethon of Sparta or Kinaithon of Lakedaimon, a legendary early Greek poet ...
... Arriphrades A member of an artistic family and possibly a comic poet himself, he has been immortalized by Aristophanes here (line 883) and in other plays as an exponent of cunnilingus ... and The Wasps, Teleas in The Birds and Glaucetes in Thesmophoriazusae Poets and other artists Euripides A tragic poet renowned for his innovative plays and pathetic heroes, he appears as a ... Sophocles A famous tragic poet, he is mentioned here because his verses are evocative of the good times that will come with peace (line 531) even though he has become as ...
Famous quotes containing the words poet and/or tragic:
“I had not given a penny for a song
Did not the poet sing it with such airs
That one believed he had a sword upstairs;
Yet would be now, could I but have my wish,
Colder and dumber and deafer than a fish.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“One of the many reasons for the bewildering and tragic character of human existence is the fact that social organization is at once necessary and fatal. Men are forever creating such organizations for their own convenience and forever finding themselves the victims of their home-made monsters.”
—Aldous Huxley (18941963)