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The tragedies of Sophocles, translated from the Greek

Sophocles

The tragedies of Sophocles, translated from the Greek

With notes historical, moral and critical ... A defence of tragick poetry ...

by Sophocles

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Published by Printed for C. Davis and S. Austen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Micro-opaque. New York, Readex Microprint, 1956. 8 cards. 22.6 x 14.8 cm. (Three centuries of drama: English 1701-1750) (Three centuries of English and American plays 1500-1800).

StatementBy George Adams ...
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
ContributionsAdams, George, 1698?-1768?
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v. front. (port.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19658189M

Electra or Elektra (Ancient Greek: Ἠλέκτρα, Ēlektra) is a Greek tragedy by date is not known, but various stylistic similarities with the Philoctetes ( BC) and the Oedipus at Colonus ( BC) lead scholars to suppose that it was written towards the end of Sophocles' career.. Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan War, it recounts the tale of Electra and Characters: Orestes, Electra, Chrysothemis, old .   Greek Tragedies, Volume I contains Aeschylus’s “Agamemnon,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Aeschylus’s “Prometheus Bound,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; and Euripides’s “Hippolytus,” translated by David Grene.4/5(1).

Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in.   This will always be a treasured collection to me for introducing me to a wide range of Athenian tragedy and drama. I love Greek tragedy, and I am grateful for the great translation work of Frank Nisetich on the Oedipus plays, Sarah Ruden for Aeschylus Oresteia, and Emily Wilsons translations of Trojan Women, Helen, and The Bacchae/5.

Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated and timeless tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, the Greek Tragedy in New Translations series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. The series seeks to recover the entire extant corpus of.   Greek Tragedy - Ebook written by Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Greek : Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles.


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The tragedies of Sophocles, translated from the Greek by Sophocles Download PDF EPUB FB2

The three tragedies of Oedipus - Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone are contained in this book - with all three translated by David Greene. The Oedipus tragedies are deep explorations on the role of the state and the individual, the importance of intent and social mores, as well as the binding ties of honor and familial obligation/5(27).

Five of the greatest Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation, include Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young); Medea and Bacchae by Euripides (translated by Henry Hart Milman); and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (translated by George Thomson), a monumental work that examines relations between humans and the gods/5.

The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume 2: Sophocles Hardcover – August 1, The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume 2: Sophocles. Hardcover – August 1, Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(4). Sophocles I contains the plays “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; and “Oedipus at Colonus,” translated by Robert Fitzgerald.

Sixty years ago, the University of Chicago Press undertook a momentous project: a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for teachers, students, and by: 1. Sophocles: The The tragedies of Sophocles of Sophocles: literally translated into English prose, with notes.

(Oxford: D.A. Talboys, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Sophocles: The tragedies of Sophocles, translated from the Greek.

In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Back. Greek Tragedies 1: Aeschylus: Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound; Sophocles: Oedipus the King, Antigone; Euripides: Hippolytus.

Mark Griffith/5(30). This remarkably low-priced anthology brings together five of the greatest, most studied, and most performed Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation: • Oedipus Rex and Electra by Sophocles (translated by George Young), in which the much-admired playwright explores the individual's search for truth and self-knowledge • Medea and.

Description of the book "Five Great Greek Tragedies": Five of the greatest, most studied, and most performed Greek tragedies, each in an outstanding translation, include "Oedipus Rex" and "Electra" by Sophocles (translated by George Young), in which the much-admired playwright explores the individual's search for truth and self-knowledge; "Medea" and "Bacchae "by Euripides (translated by.

Greek Tragedies, Volume I contains Aeschylus’s “Agamemnon,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Aeschylus’s “Prometheus Bound,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus the King,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Antigone,” translated by Elizabeth Wyckoff; and Euripides’s “Hippolytus,” translated by.

The book series The Complete Greek Tragedies published or distributed by the University of a new translation of the Greek tragedies that would be the ultimate resource for teachers, students, and readers.

Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so lively and compelling that they remain the standard translations. For the third edition. With Sophocles, Greek tragedy reached its most characteristic form. He added a third actor, made each play independentthat is, not dependent on others in a trilogyincreased the numbers of the chorus, introduced the use of scenery, shifted the focus from religious to more philosophical issues, and brought language and characters, though.

Greek Tragedies, Volume III contains Aeschylus’s “The Eumenides,” translated by Richmond Lattimore; Sophocles’s “Philoctetes,” translated by David Grene; Sophocles’s “Oedipus at Colonus,” translated by Robert Fitzgerald; Euripides’s “The Bacchae,” translated by William Arrowsmith; and Euripides’s “Alecestis,” translated by Richmond Lattimore.

Sixty years ago, the. In three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of more than three million readers for personal/5.

Sophocles' fame and many works earned him a crater on the surface of Mercury named after him. 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 a different tetralogy, the other members of which are now lost.5/5(1).

Sophocles (born c. bc, Colonus, near Athens [Greece]diedAthens), (Greek: Σοφοκλής; German editions: Sophokles, Russian: Софокл, French editions: Sophocle) was an ancient Greek tragedy playwright.

Not many things are known about his life other than that he was wealthy, well educated and wrote about one hundred and twenty /5. Lattimore does a good translation of several greek tragedies in this book.

The book is great in terms of the stories that are presented, especially Oedipus the King. Oedipus is THE example of the perfect Greek tragedy.

It is moving, ironic, and sad combined into a play/5(5). Sophocles presents this story as a savage though necessary act of vengeance, vividly depicting Electra's grief, anger, and exultation. This translation equals the original in ferocity of expression, and leaves intact the inarticulate cries of suffering and joy that fill the play.

Contains translations of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; a selection from The Complete Greek tragedies v. Aeschylus: Agamemnon / Richmond Lattimore -- Aeschylus: Prometheus bound / David Grene -- Sophocles: Oedipus the king / David Grene -- Sophocles: Antigone / Elizabeth Wyckoff -- Euripieds: Hippolytus - David Grene -- v.

2 Aeschylus: Libation bearers / Richmond Lattimore. Looking for books by Sophocles. See all books authored by Sophocles, including The Three Theban Plays: Antigone / Oedipus the King / Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone, and more on Sophocles' Ajax, or Aias (/ ˈ eɪ dʒ æ k s / or / ˈ aɪ.

ə s /; Ancient Greek: Αἴας, gen. Αἴαντος), is a Greek tragedy written in the 5th century BCE. Ajax may be the earliest of Sophocles' seven tragedies to have survived, though it is probable that he had been composing plays for a quarter of a century already when it was first staged.

It appears to belong to the same Characters: Athena, Odysseus, Ajax, Tecmessa. About The Greek Plays. A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world’s most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the King Featuring translations by Emily Wilson, Frank Nisetich, Sarah Ruden, Rachel Kitzinger, Mary Lefkowitz, and James Romm.Only seven of Sophocles' tragedies are extant: Philoctetes, Ajax, Electra, Trachiniae (Women of Trachis), and the Oedipal Trilogy (also known as the Oedipal Cycle) consisting of Oedipus Tyrannus (Oedipus the King), Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone.

The Tragedies of Sophocles combines two volumes into one. It was translated from the original Ancient Greek into English by Thomas .: The Complete Greek Tragedies: Sophocles I () by Sophocles and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(K).