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"Quick decisions are unsafe decisions." -- Sophocles
Sophocles ( Sophokl?s, his name was very likely pronounced ; (c. 497/6 BCE - winter 406/5 BCE) was the second of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose work has survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus and earlier than those of Euripides. According to the Suda, a 10th century encyclopedia, Sophocles wrote 123 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax, Antigone, Trachinian Women, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus. For almost 50 years, Sophocles was the most-feted playwright in the dramatic competitions of the city-state of Athens that took place during the religious festivals of the Lenaea and the Dionysia. Sophocles competed in around 30 competitions; he won perhaps 24 and was never judged lower than second place; in comparison, Aeschylus won 14 competitions and was defeated by Sophocles at times, while Euripides won only 4 competitions.

The most famous of Sophocles' tragedies are those concerning Oedipus and Antigone: these are often known as the Theban plays, although each play was actually a part of different tetralogy, the other members of which are now lost. Sophocles influenced the development of the drama, most importantly by adding a third actor and thereby reducing the importance of the chorus in the presentation of the plot. He also developed his characters to a greater extent than earlier playwrights such as Aeschylus.

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Total Books: 808
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
2017 - Oedipus Rex By Sophocles (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781548339876
ISBN-10: 1548339873
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Oedipus Rex
2017 - Oedipus Rex (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781547171729
ISBN-10: 1547171723
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Oedipus Rex Includes Fresh-Squeezed MLA Style Citations for Scholarly Secondary Sources Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Critical Essays
2017 - Philoctetes [Sophocles] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781543098044
ISBN-10: 1543098045
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Oedipus the King of Thebes
2017 - Oedipus the King of Thebes [original version] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781542560726
ISBN-10: 1542560721
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Three Theban Plays Antigone Oedipus the King Oedipus at Colonus
The Three Theban Plays
2016 - The Three Theban Plays (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781537079530
ISBN-10: 1537079530
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Sophocles The Oedipus Cycle Oedipus Rex Oedipus at Colonus Antigone
The Complete Surviving Plays of Sophocles
2016 - The Complete Surviving Plays of Sophocles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781536981049
ISBN-10: 1536981044
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Plays of Sophocles The Theban Plays
2016 - Plays of Sophocles the Theban Plays (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781535368810
ISBN-10: 1535368810
Genre: Children's Books

2016 - Antigone [Translated by E. H. Plumptre with an Introduction by J. Churton Collins] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781420953442
ISBN-10: 1420953443
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2016 - Electra (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781532880902
ISBN-10: 1532880901
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies Oedipus the King Aias Philoctetes Oedipus at Colonus
2016 - Oedipus the King and Other Tragedies Oedipus the King Aias Philoctetes Oedipus at Colonus [Oxford World's Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780192806857
ISBN-10: 0192806858
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Three Theban Plays Oedipus the King - Oedipus at Colonus - Antigone
2015 - The Three Theban Plays Oedipus the King - Oedipus at Colonus - Antigone [Ancient Greek Tragedians] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781522952916
ISBN-10: 1522952918
Genre: Literature & Fiction

All That You've Seen Here Is God New Versions of Four Greek Tragedies Sophocles' Ajax Philoctetes Women of Trachis Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound
Oedipus the King The Plays of Sophocles
2015 - Oedipus the King the Plays of Sophocles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781514283387
ISBN-10: 1514283387
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Oedipus at Colonus The Plays of Sophocles
2015 - Oedipus at Colonus the Plays of Sophocles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781514283608
ISBN-10: 1514283603
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Sophocles Ajax
2015 - Sophocles Ajax [Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781107676718
ISBN-10: 1107676711
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Oedipus at Colonus
2015 - Oedipus at Colonus [Wisconsin Studies in Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780299302542
ISBN-10: 0299302547
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Three Theban Plays Oedipus the King Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone
Antigone Sophocles
2014 - Antigone Sophocles [Modern Plays] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781474228763
ISBN-10: 1474228763
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2014 - The Three Theban Plays Antigone - Oedipus the King - Oedipus at Colonus [Theban Plays of Sophocles - Antigone - Oedipus the King - Oedipus at Colonus] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2014 - Thebes [Modern Plays] (Paperback)
2013 - Sophocles Philoctetes [Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback
2012 - Oedipus Rex a Dramatized Audiobook [Wisconsin Studies in Classics] (Audio CD)Paperback
2010 - Sophocles the Complete Plays [Signet Classics] (Paperback)Paperback
2010 - Studien Zu Sophokles Von Prof Hamacher [The Electra, Antigone and Trachiniae, in Gr. and Germ. - German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Sophokles' Tragoedien Volumes 5-7 [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Aischylos Kai Sophokles [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Sophocle [French Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Sophoclis Tragoediae Sect 1 Philocteta [Ed. 3A, 1848 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Thtre [French Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Tragoediae Volume 2 [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Griechische Tragoedien Volume 2 [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Aiax [Latin Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2010 - Griechische Tragoedien Bd Sophokles Oedipus [Tyrannus German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Werke [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Sophoclis Tragoediae [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Sophoclis Tragoediae Volume 3 [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Sophoclis [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Oedipus Coloneus [Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Sophoclis Electra [Latin Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2010 - Antigone in Usum Scholarum [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Oidipus Tyrannos [German Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Ajax (Paperback)
2009 - The Complete Sophocles Volume II Electra and Other Plays [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - The Complete Sophocles [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Hardcover)Paperback
2009 - The Theban Plays of Sophocles [The Yale New Classics Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - The Antigone [1893] (Paperback)
2009 - Tragedies [1833] (Paperback)
2009 - J V Vondels Edipus [1705 - Mandarin Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - J V Vondels Koning Edipus Uit Sofokles [1660 - Mandarin Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Aias (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Greek Tragedy [Penguin Classics] (Paperback)
2009 - The Theban Plays [also known as The Oedipus Trilogy - Dodo Press] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Sophoclis Oedipus Tyrannus [1790 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Sophoclis Philoctetes Graece [1781 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Aias Und Philoktetes [1825 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Tragedye Sofoklesa [1875 - Polish Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Sophoclis Tragoediae Septem V1 [1775 - Latin Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - Edipo Rey / Oedipus the King [Catedra Base / Base Cathedra - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - The Theban Plays Oedipus the King Oedipus at Colonus Antigone [Johns Hopkins New Translations from Antiquity] (Hardcover)Paperback
2009 - Antigone Oedipus the King Electra [Oxford World's Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2009 - Les Auteurs Grecs Sophocles [1881 - French Edition] (Hardcover)
2009 - The Complete Plays of Sophocles [The Seven Plays in English Verse] (Paperback)
2009 - The Trachinian Maidens [The Trachiniae] (Paperback)
2008 - Three Theban Plays [Barnes & Noble Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - Edipo Rey / Oedipus Rex [Clasicos Universales - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2006 - Sophocles Oedipus Rex [Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2006 - Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy [Webster's Chinese-Simplified Thesaurus Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Oedipus the King [Enriched Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Audio CD
2005 - Three Theban Plays Antigone Oedipus the Tyrant Oedipus at Colonus [Wordsworth Classics of World Literature - Wordsworth Classics] (Paperback)
2004 - Five Great Greek Tragedies [Thrift Edition] (Paperback)
2002 - The Oedipus Plays [French's Acting Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - Oedipus [Drama Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
1999 - Aias Ajax [Ajax - Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)
1999 - Oedipus at Colonus [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - Sophocles Fragments [Loeb Classical Library] (Hardcover)
1996 - Sophocles the Theban Plays [Garland Reference Library of the Humanities] (Hardcover)
1995 - Electra [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
1994 - Sophocles Ajax Electra Oedipus Tyrannus [Loeb Classical Library] (Hardcover)
1993 - Antigone [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
1991 - Sophocles I [Complete Greek Tragedies, Vol 1] (Paperback)
1991 - Women of Trachis [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1990 - Sophocles 2 [World Dramatists Series] (Paperback)
1990 - Antigone [Greek Tragedy in New Translations] (Paperback)Hardcover
1984 - Oedipus King [Enriched Classic] (Paperback)Paperback, Audio CD
1982 - Sophocles Trachiniae [Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics - Greek Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1979 - Sophocles Electra Antigone Philoctetes [Translations from Greek and Roman Authors] (Paperback)
1973 - Sophocles Electra [Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback
Scripts 2 [Interaction: A Student-Centered Language Arts and Reading Program] (Paperback)
Oedipus Plays [Mentor Books] (Paperback)Paperback
Dramas [Everyman's Library] (Hardcover)
Sophocles Oidipous at Colonus [Focus Classical Library] (Paperback)
Oedipe Roi [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
Sophocle Philoctete [French Edition] (Other)
Antigone Konig Oidipus Oidipus Auf Kolonos Drei Tragodien [Gesamtausgabe der griechischen Tragodien - German Edition] (Other)
Greek Tragedy 2 Sophocles [Paperback Chikuma - Japanese Edition] (Other)
Trahedii [Ukrainian Edition] (Other)
Edipo Rey Edipo En Colono [Coleccion hispanica de autores griegos y latinos - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Edipo Rey Antigona/ Edipo Rey Antigone [Clasicos Universales - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
Tragedias Y Fragmentos [Acta Salmanticensia - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Antigona / Antigone [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Edipo Rey [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Tragedie E Frammenti [Classici greci - Italian Edition] (Paperback)
Aiace Elettra [Classici antichi - Italian Edition] (Other)
Aiace [Il convivio] (Paperback)
Antigona [Clasicos De Siempre/Joyas Del Teatro / Always Classics / Theater Gems] (Paperback)Paperback