Eupolis (ca. 446 BC-411 BC) was an Athenian poet of the Old Comedy, that flourished in the time of the Peloponnesian War. Events By place Greece Achaea achieves its independence from Athens, while Euboea, crucial to Athenian control of Events By place Greece The Democracy of Athens is overthrown by the oligarchic extremists Antiphon, Athens (ˈæθənz Αθήνα Athina,) the Capital and largest city of Greece, dominates the Attica periphery as one of the world's A poet is a person who writes Poetry. Etymology From the Ancient greek: ποιέω, poieō: "I make or compose" Comedy was one of two principal dramatic forms in ancient Greece the other being Tragedy.
Nothing whatever is known of his personal history. With regard to his death, he is said to have been thrown into the sea by Alcibiades, whom he had attacked in one of his plays, but it is more likely that he died fighting for his country. Alcibiades Cleiniou Scambonides (ˌælsɨˈbaɪədiːz (pronunciation Greek:, transliterated Alkibiádēs Kleiníou Skambōnidēs) meaning Alcibiades
He is ranked by Horace, along with Cratinus and Aristophanes, as the greatest writer of his school. Quintus Horatius Flaccus, ( Venosa, December 8, 65 BC - Rome, November 27, 8 BC known in the English-speaking world as Horace Cratinus ( Greek Κρᾰτῖνος, ca 520 BC- after 423 BC Athenian comic Poet. Aristophanes (Ἀριστοφάνης ˌærɪˈstɒfəniːz in English ca With a lively and fertile fancy Eupolis combined a sound practical judgment. He was reputed to equal Aristophanes in the elegance and purity of his diction, and Cratinus in his command of irony and sarcasm. Aristophanes (Ἀριστοφάνης ˌærɪˈstɒfəniːz in English ca
Although he was at first on good terms with Aristophanes, their relations subsequently became strained, and they accused each other, in most virulent terms, of imitation and plagiarism. Plagiarism is the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work
Of the 17 plays attributed to Eupolis, with which he obtained the first prize seven times, only fragments remain. Of these the best known were:
Other objects of his attack were Socrates, Cimon, and Cleon. SOCRATES is the European Community action programme in the field of Education. Cimon (in Greek, Κίμων &mdash Kimōn) (510 Athens - 450 BC Citium, Cyprus) was an Athenian Cleon (Greek Κλέων (d 422 BC was an Athenian Strategos during the Peloponnesian War. The Demoi and Poleis were political, dealing with the desperate condition of the state and with the allied (or tributary) cities.
Tom Holt's historical novel The Walled Orchard features Eupolis as the narrator and protagonist. Tom Holt (born Thomas Charles Louis Holt September 13 1961 in London) is a British novelist A narrator (or the extremely rarely used female equivalent narratress) is within any story (literary work movie play verbal account etc The Protagonist or main character is the central figure of a story.