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Hardcover | June 1, 1993

byE. A. SophoclesEditorNicholas Rudall

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The classic drama of a daughter''s revenge of her father''s murder, in a brilliant new translation for modern audiences. Plays for Performance Series.

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The classic drama of a daughter's revenge of her father's murder, in a brilliant new translation for modern audiences. Plays for Performance Series.

The Greek dramatist Sophocles, born to a wealthy family at Colonus, near Athens, was admired as a boy for his personal beauty and musical skill. He served faithfully as a treasurer and general for Athens when it was expanding its empire and influence. In the dramatic contests, he defeated Aeschylus in 468 b.c. for first prize in tragedy, wrote a poem to Herodotus (see Vol. 3), and led his chorus and actors in mournin...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:72 pages, 8.8 × 6.6 × 0.49 inPublished:June 1, 1993Publisher:Ivan R. Dee

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ISBN - 10:1566630215

ISBN - 13:9781566630214

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