TIL in Ancient Greece, a poet/playright named Phrynichus wrote a play that so moved the audience to tears that it led to him being fined, and his play being banned from ever being performed there again. Only one line of his play The Sack of Miletus survives today.

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That one surviving line – “these pretzels are making me thirsty.”


Atheneans were like, I hate it 10/10


“He introduced a separate actor, as distinct from the leader of the chorus, and thus laid the foundation for theatrical dialogue. ” It was so much easier to be an innovator back then


Where in that link does it say anything about one line surviving? Clickbait bullshit


“Cover thine loins, Miletus! I can see thy sack!”