Timon of Athens | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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Author

William Shakespeare

Years Written

1605–08

Type

Play

Genre

Tragedy

About the Title

Timon of Athens dramatizes the fall of the ancient Greek aristocrat Timon, whose fickle friends reject him when he runs out of money. Timon is based on a historical figure described by Greek writer Plutarch in his Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans (100 CE).

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