The Dramas of Sophocles

by Sir George (Young, Translator) Sophocles

Hardcover, 1916

Call number

808.8 YOU




J. M. Dent & Sons (1916)


Here are the full texts of the seven extant plays of the Greek playwright Sophocles (c. 496-406 B.C.E.), regarded by the Greeks of his time as a kind of "tragic Homer," and honored by the Athenians with sacrifices long after his death. This collection includes the revised and updated translation by Paul Roche of the Oedipus cycle - Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus,and Antigone- as well as all-new translations of Ajax, Electra, Philoctetes,and the The Women of Trachis.

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