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1) Sophocles. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sophocles, (sof´klez) (KEY) , c.496 B.C.-406 B.C., Greek tragic dramatist, younger contemporary of Aeschylus and older contemporary of Euripides, b. Colonus, near...

2) Antigone. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Antigone, (antig´ne) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta. In Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus, she and her sister Ismene follow their father...

3) Euripides. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) , 480 or 485-406 B.C., Greek tragic dramatist, ranking with Aeschylus and Sophocles. Born in Attica, he lived in Athens most of his life, though he spent much...

4) Watson, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Watson, Thomas, 1557?-1592, English poet and scholar. He translated into Latin the Antigone of Sophocles and the Aminta of Tasso and wrote The Hecatompathia; or,...

5) Aeschylus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The first of the three great Greek writers of tragedy, Aeschylus was the predecessor of Sophocles and Euripides. 1Aeschylus fought at Marathon and at Salamis. In...

6) Deutsches Theater. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Freie Buhne (Otto Brahm, director) and in 1884 built its own house in Berlin. Plays by Sophocles, Calderon, Moliere, Shakespeare, and other classical writers were...

7) Electra. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...vengeance of the brother and sister were dramatized by the three great tragedians Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. However, only in the work of Euripides did...

8) Lycurgus, one of the Ten Attic Orators. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One of his official acts ordered the editing and preserving of the works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. A single oration (Against Leocrates) is extant....

9) Philoctetes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of Hercules, Philoctetes was brought to Troy by Neoptolemus (or Diomedes) and Odysseus. Sophocles' drama Philoctetes is based on the efforts of Neoptolemus and Odysseus...

10) Palmer, George Herbert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...include The Life and Works of George Herbert (1905); translations of the Odyssey and Sophocles' Antigone; The Field of Ethics (1901); and Altruism: Its Nature and...

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