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SOPHOCLES
(c. 496-406 B.C.)

from Ajax
from Oedipus at Colonus

  Sophocles was born in about 496 B.C., the son of a wealthy Athenian, an armor manufacturer, and played a distinguished part in the public life of Athens. Noted for his perfect craftsmanship as a playwright, Sophocles wrote some 123 … Continue reading

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