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  • Title: Sophocles
  • Author: Sophocles
  • ISBN: 1142963683
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    Sophocles Sophocles, the son of Sophilus, was a wealthy member of the rural deme small community of Hippeios Colonus in Attica, which was to become a setting for one of his plays, and he was probably born there Sophocles was born a few years before the Battle of Marathon in BC the exact year is unclear, although is the most likely Sophocles was born into a wealthy family his father was Sophocles Biography, Facts, Works Britannica Feb , Sophocles was one of the three great Greek tragedians Of his eight plays seven full, one fragmented that remain today, his most famous is Oedipus the King Oedipus Rex , which is known for its impressive construction and use of dramatic devices.Sophocles also is renowned for his use of tragic irony and extended metaphor. Sophocles definition of Sophocles by The Free Dictionary Sophocles s f kl z bc Greek dramatist whose Oedipus Rex was described by Aristotle as the perfect tragedy Among his other surviving plays are Ajax and Antigone Soph ocle an adj Sophocles s f kli z n Biography bc, Greek dramatist author of seven extant tragedies Ajax, Antigone, Oedipus Rex Sophocles Ancient Greece Sophocles was born about BC in Colonus Hippius now part of Athens , he was to become one of the great playwrights of the golden age The son of a wealthy merchant, he would enjoy all the comforts of a thriving Greek empire. Sophocles Quotes BrainyQuote Enjoy the best Sophocles Quotes at BrainyQuote Quotations by Sophocles, Greek Poet, Born BC Share with your friends. Sophocles Article about Sophocles by The Free Dictionary Sophocles s f kl z , c. B.C B.C Greek tragic dramatist, younger contemporary of Aeschylus Aeschylus, B.C Athenian tragic dramatist, b Eleusis The first of the three great Greek writers of tragedy, Aeschylus was the predecessor of Sophocles and Euripides. Sophocles Encyclopedia Sophocles The Greek tragedian Sophocles B.C ranks foremost among Greek classical dramatists and has been called the poet of Greek humanism par excellence. Sophocles New World Encyclopedia In Sophocles time, the Greek art of the drama was undergoing rapid and profound change It had begun with little than a chorus, but earlier playwrights had added first one and then two actors and thereby shifted the action of the plays away from the chorus Among Sophocles earliest innovations was the addition of a third actor, further reducing the role of the chorus and creating Sophocles Sophocles, Writer Antigoni Versatile Greek poet and tragic dramatist He was the son of Sophilus, a wealthy arms manufacturer Sophocles studied tragedy under Aeschylus, whom he subsequently defeated in the dramatic festival of BC, thus gaining his Sophocles Ancient History Encyclopedia Sep , Approach Innovation Tremendously popular in his own time, Sophocles was also an innovative playwright, as he added a third actor to the tragedy play format and was the first to employ painted scenery to suggest a rural scene, for example ,

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        Sophocles born c 496 bc, Colonus, near Athens Greece died 406, Athens , Greek German editions Sophokles, Russian , French editions Sophocle was an ancient Greek tragedy playwright Not many things are known about his life other than that he was wealthy, well educated and wrote about one hundred and twenty three plays of which few are extant One of his best known plays is Oedipus the King Oedipus Rex.


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