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Definitions of SOPHOCLES
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By Princeton University
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The great Greek tragic poet was born at Colonus, near Athens, about 495 B. C.; died about 405. His seven extant tragedies are conjectured to have been given to the public in the following order: "Antigone" (440 B. C.); "Electra"; "Trachiniae"; "Edipus Tyrannus"; "Ajax"; "Philoctetes"; and "Cedipus at Colonus".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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