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Sophocles

Author: Sophocles.; Hugh Lloyd-Jones
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994-1996.
Series: Loeb classical library, 20-21.; Loeb classical library, 483.
Edition/Format:   Book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sophocles with Aeschylus and Euripides, was one of the three great tragic poets of Athens, and is considered one of the world's greatest poets. The subjects of his plays were drawn from mythology and legend. Each play contains at least one heroic figure, a character whose strength, courage, or intelligence exceeds the human norm - but who also has more than ordinary pride and self-assurance. These qualities combine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Translations
Tragedy
Tragedies
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sophocles.
Sophocles.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994-1996
(OCoLC)604906662
Named Person: Sophocles; Sophocles.; Sophocle
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sophocles.; Hugh Lloyd-Jones
ISBN: 0674995570 9780674995574 0674995589 9780674995581 0674995325 9780674995321
OCLC Number: 25965323
Language Note: English and Greek.
Description: 3 volumes ; 18 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Ajax --
Electra --
Oedipus Tyrannus --
v. 2. Antigone --
The women of Trachus --
Philoctetes --
Oedipus at Colonus. --
v. 3. Fragments.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 20-21.; Loeb classical library, 483.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Hugh Lloyd-Jones.

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Sophocles with Aeschylus and Euripides, was one of the three great tragic poets of Athens, and is considered one of the world's greatest poets. The subjects of his plays were drawn from mythology and legend. Each play contains at least one heroic figure, a character whose strength, courage, or intelligence exceeds the human norm - but who also has more than ordinary pride and self-assurance. These qualities combine to lead to a tragic end. -- Jacket.

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