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Sophocles (c. 496 B.C.E. – 406 B.C.E.)

Nationality: Greek
Born: Greek
Periods: Greek: Classical

Tragic dramatist and author of the Oedipus cycle.

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Oedipus the King


The Women Of Trachis

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Perseus Encyclopedia: Sophocles
Biorgaphical information on Sophocles.
Contains: Bibliography, Extensive Bio
Author: The Perseus Project
From: Perseus Encyclopedia

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013