Euripides' Telephus and the Thesmophoriazusae of Aristophanes

  title={Euripides' Telephus and the Thesmophoriazusae of Aristophanes},
  author={H. Miller},
  journal={Classical Philology},
  pages={174 - 183}
  • H. Miller
  • Published 1948
  • History
  • Classical Philology
E URIPIDES, in 438 B.C., exhibited a tragedy based on the myth of the Mysian hero, Telephus, which was destined in later years to exert a remarkable influence upon Aristophanes in the composition of several of his comedies. For some reason which cannot now be fully perceived, this tragedy, which must have been presented when Aristophanes was still extremely young,' seems to have made a profound impression upon Aristophanes; for when, thirteen years later, the comic poet produced his Acharnians… Expand
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