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Questions about the works of the Athenian tragedian Euripides (fifth century BCE) and his life as a writer. Use this tag with the [greek-literature] tag.

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Why did Andromache call the men of Sparta ‘devious plotters and the master of lies’?

Why does Euripides put the following speech into the mouth of Andromache, in his play of the same name? Andromache: (Breaking into a rage) Inhabitants of Sparta, most hated men on earth, devious ...