This choice of works of the Greek tragedian, Sophocles, includes the next books, with ebook and bankruptcy hyperlinks for less complicated read-through experience:
Oedipus at Colonus
Oedipus the King
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Sophocles is considered one of 3 old Greek tragedians whose performs have survived. His first performs have been written later than these of Aeschylus, and previous to these of Euripides. in response to the Suda, a tenth century encyclopedia, Sophocles wrote 123 performs throughout the process his existence, yet purely seven have survived in an entire shape: Ajax, Antigone, Trachinian ladies, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus. for nearly 50 years, Sophocles was once the most-fêted playwright within the dramatic competitions of the city-state of Athens that came about in the course of the spiritual fairs of the Lenaea and the Dionysia. He competed in round 30 competitions, received probably 24, and used to be by no means judged under moment position. Aeschylus received 14 competitions, and used to be occasionally defeated by way of Sophocles, whereas Euripides received purely four competitions.
ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR:
Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb, OM, FBA (27 August 1841 – nine December 1905) used to be a British classical student and politician.
He was once born in Dundee, Scotland. His father used to be a widely known barrister, and his grandfather a pass judgement on. His sister used to be the social reformer Eglantyne Louisa Jebb, founding father of the house Arts and Industries organization; his niece, Eglantyne's daughter Eglantyne Jebb, co-founded the keep the youngsters Fund and wrote the announcement of the Rights of the Child.
He used to be proficient at Charterhouse university and at Trinity university, Cambridge. He gained the Porson and Craven scholarships, used to be senior vintage in 1862, and have become fellow and teach of his collage in 1863. From 1869 to 1875 he used to be public orator of the collage; Professor of Greek at Glasgow from 1875 to 1889, and Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge from 1889 until eventually his demise. His successor used to be Henry Jackson. He used to be elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1902.
In 1891 he was once elected Member of Parliament for Cambridge collage; he used to be knighted in 1900. Jebb used to be said to be some of the most incredible classical students of his time, a humanist and an unsurpassed translator from and into the classical languages. A gathered quantity, Translations into Greek and Latin, seemed in 1873 (ed. 1909). He obtained many honorary levels from eu and American universities, and in 1905 was once made a member of the Order of benefit. In 1874, he married the widow of normal Adam J. Slemmer, of the USA military; she survived him.
The most crucial of Jebb's courses are:
The Characters of Theophrastus (1870), textual content, advent, English translation and statement (re-edited through JE Sandys, 1909)
The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeus (2nd ed., I893), with spouse quantity, decisions from the Attic Orators (2nd ed, 1888)
Sophocles (3rd ed., 1893) the seven performs, textual content, English translation and notes, the promised variation of the fragments being avoided through his death
Bacchylides (1905), textual content, translation, and notes
Homer (3rd ed., 1888), an creation to the Iliad and Odyssey
Modern Greece (1901)
The development and impression of Classical Greek Poetry (1893).
His translation of the Rhetoric of Aristotle was once released posthumously less than the editorship of J. E. Sandys (1909). a range from his Essays and Addresses, and a next quantity, existence and Letters of Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb (with serious advent by way of A. W. Verrall) have been released via his widow in 1907.
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