Book description:Genre: Classics
1st ed. of "Sophocles 1: Ajax/Electra/Oedipus Tyrannus (Loeb Classical Library 20)".
ISBN 13: 9780674995574
Number of pages: 260
Sophocles (497/6-406 BCE), with Aeschylus and Euripides, was one of the three great tragic poets of Athens, and is considered one of the worlds greatest poets. The subjects of his plays were drawn from mythology and legend. Each play contains at least one heroic figure, a character whose strength, courage, or intelligence exceeds the human norm�but who also has more than