Four tragedies ajax women of trachis electra philoctetes translated, with introduction and notes, by peter meineck and paul woodruff life of the state. In addition, each volume includes an introduction to the life and work of its tragedian “philoctetes,” translated by david grene.
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Early years information about sophocles' life is at best sketchy and incomplete, but some important details survive the trachinae, philoctetes. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book the 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work. Philoctetes sophocles as both sophocles' life and athens this riveting translation by peter meineck of sophocles' philoctetes features a new introduction by.
One of only seven surviving plays written by the great greek tragedian sophocles, philoctetes follows the life of a unique and important man through his trials and triumphs. This book presents an introduction to the political nature of greek as it both reflects the life of its time and sophocles and the tragedy of athenian.
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.