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Translated and edited by Peter D. Arnott, this classic and highly popular edition contains two essential plays in the development of Greek tragedy-Oedipus the King and Antigone-for performance and study. The editor's introduction contains a brief biography of the playwright and a description of Greek theater. Also included are a list of principal dates in the life of Sophocles and a bibliography.

Table of Contents

B.C. 495: Birth of Sophocles

480: Chosen to lead the chorus celebrating the Greet victory over Persia at Salamis

468: Production of the lost Triptolemus; defeats Aeschylus in the dramatic festival

?: Production of Antigone

440: Appointed general, serves on expedition against the island of Samos

?: Production of The Women of Trachis

431: Outbreak of war between Athens and Sparta

?429: Production of Oedipus the King

?: Production of Electra

409: Production of Philoctetes

406: Death of Sophocles

401: Posthumous production of Oedipus at Colonus

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882950945
Author:
Sophocles
Publisher:
Harlan Davidson
Editor:
Arnott, Peter D.
Author:
Arnott, Peter D.
Author:
Sophocles, E. A.
Location:
Arlington Heights, Ill. :
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Greek drama
Subject:
Antigone (Greek mythology)
Subject:
Antigone (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Subject:
Oedipus
Subject:
Antigone
Subject:
Tragedies
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
p
Subject:
Crofts Classics, Croft’s Classics, Greek theatre, Greek theatre, Triptolemus, Aeschylus, Samos, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes
Subject:
Crofts Classics, Croft s Classics, Greek theatre, Greek theater, Triptolemus, Aeschylus, Samos, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 107.
Series:
Crofts Classics
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19600115
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
107
Dimensions:
7.22x4.79x.20 in. .27 lbs.

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