Statistics for Classical Greek Authors

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  • The average score is 8 of 14

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Hint Answer % Correct
Epic poet, author of the Iliad and the OdysseyHomer
100%
Dialogue-writing philosopher, wrote The Republic, The Apology, Symposium, Euthyphro, Crito, etc.Plato
69%
Slave who wrote FablesAesop
63%
Philosopher who wrote on a range of subjects, wrote Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics, Poetics, Politics, etc.Aristotle
63%
Female lyric poet who focused on romantic themesSappho
62%
Father of History, wrote account of the Persian WarsHerodotus
61%
Tragedian, wrote Oedipus/ Theban trilogySophocles
56%
Father of Comic Drama who was especially critical of Socrates, wrote The Clouds, The Birds, The Frogs, LysistrataAristophanes
54%
Tragedian who was particularly sympathetic to women's issues, wrote Medea, Heracles, Electra, The BacchaeEuripides
49%
Poet, author of Theogony and Works and DaysHesiod
45%
Father of Tragedy, wrote Orestes trilogy, Prometheus Bound, The PersiansAeschylus
44%
Arguably the greatest historian of the Classical period, wrote The Peloponnesian WarThucydides
40%
Historian who wrote Anabasis (Persian Expedition) and several works on SocratesXenophon
28%
Lyric poet whose Odes are especially focused on human achievementPindar
18%

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