Sophocles

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Sophocles
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Born 497/496 BC
Colonus, Attica
Died 406/405 BC (aged 90 or 91)
Athens
Occupation Tragedian
Information
Genre Tragedy
Notable wirk(s)

Sophocles (/ˈsɒfəklz/;[1] Greek: Σοφοκλῆς, Sophoklēs, Auncient Greek: [so.pʰo.klɛ̂ːs]; c. 497/6 – winter 406/5 BC)[2] is ane o three auncient Greek tragedians whose plays hae survived.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jones, Daniel; Roach, Peter, James Hartman and Jane Setter, eds. Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary. 17th edition. Cambridge UP, 2006.
  2. Sommerstein (2002), p. 41.