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Sophocles; the text of the seven plays. by Sophocles

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementEd. by Sir Richard Jebb.
ContributionsJebb, Richard Claverhouse, Sir, 1841-1905.
The Physical Object
Pagination364 p.
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19212580M

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Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Complete Plays of Sophocles (the Seven Plays in English Verse). Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | . Only seven of the or so plays written by Sophocles have survived intact. Less than 10% of his creative output. Its a ratio that could drive one to distractionthe odds are long that as great or greater plays as the seven survivors were lost/5.   This file includes the English verse translation by Lewis Campbell of all seven extant Sophocles plays: Antigone, Aias. King Oedipus, Electra, The Tracinian Maidens, Philoctetes, and Oedippus at Colonos. According to Wikipedia: "Sophocles(c. BC BC) was the second of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose work has survived.3/5(7). According to the Suda, a 10th century encyclopedia, Sophocles wrote or more plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form, namely Ajax, Antigone, Trachinian Women, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus.

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