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Structure of Plays

•Prologos—opening scene/introduction
•Parados—chorus enters
•1st Episode—plot begins to unfold
•Choral Ode
•Choral Ode
•Episode…….and so on
•Exodos—final scene and exit


Aeschylus Euripides The Heracleidae The Phoenissae Oedipus at Colonus The Ecclesiazusae
Agamemnon Alcestis Heracles Rhesus Oedipus the King The Frogs
The Choephori Andromache Hippolytus The Suppliants Philoctetes The Knights
Eumenides The Bacchantes Ion The Trojan Women The Trachiniae Peace
The Persians The Cyclops Iphigenia at Aulis Sophocles Aristophanes Plutus
Prometheus Bound


Iphigenia in Tauris Ajax The Acharnians The Thesmophoriazusae
The Seven Against Thebes Hecuba Medea Antigone The Birds The Wasps
The Suppliants Helen Orestes Electra The Clouds  

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Source of Plays

New York Times Company (e.d.). Greek plays. Retrieved from