Sophocles (c. 495-406 BC)

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[Ajax]   [Antigone]   [Electra]   [Oedipus at Colonus]   [Oedipus the King]   [Philoctetes]   [The Trachiniae]  
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Ajax (c. 440 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • HTML (Single page, 121 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Trevelyan)
  • Text file (68 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Trevelyan)
  • HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Sir Richard Jebb)
  • Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts

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  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of Sophocles: Ajax, Electra, Oedipus Tyrannus, translation by Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Harvard Univ Pr, 1994, 599 pg).
  • Paperback edition of Electra and Other Plays, translated by E.F. Watling; includes Electra, Ajax, Philoctetes, and Women of Trachis (Viking Press, 1953).
  • Paperback edition of Aias (Ajax), translated by Richard Pevear (Oxford Univ Pr, 1999, 128 pg).

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  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston (Richer Resources, 72 pg).
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Antigone (c. 442 BC) [GBF(HS),GBWW,GI,htr,HC]
Part three of the Oedipus trilogy.
  • HTML (Single page, 109 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Jebb)
  • Text file (67 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Jebb)
  • Flipbook Reader (62 pages, indexed) at Richer Resources Publications (translated by Ian Johnston)
  • HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Sir Richard Jebb)
  • Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts
  • Danish JPGs (indexed scans of print edition, with raw OCR text) at Project Runeberg (Translated by Thor Lange)

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  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of Sophocles: Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus, translation by Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Harvard Univ Pr, 1994, 599 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles, translated by Paul Roche (Plume, 1996).
  • Paperback edition of Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra, translated by H.D.F. Kitto (Oxford Univ Pr, 1998).
  • Paperback edition of Antigone (Plays for Performance), translated by Nicholas Rudall (Ivan R. Dee Inc, 1998, 64 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Richard Emil Braun (Oxford Univ Pr, 1990, 101 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Declan Donnellan (Consortium Book Sales & Dist, 2000, 62 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Neil Curry (Theatre Communications Group, 2001, 80 pg).

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  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston (Richer Resources, 72 pg).
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Electra (c. 410 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • HTML (Single page, 126 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Jebb)
  • Text file (75 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Jebb)
  • HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Sir Richard Jebb)
  • Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of Sophocles: Ajax, Electra, Oedipus Tyrannus, translation by Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Harvard Univ Pr, 1994, 599 pg).
  • Paperback edition of Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra, translated by H.D.F. Kitto (Oxford Univ Pr, 1998).
  • Paperback edition of Electra (Plays for Performance), translated by Nicholas Rudall (Ivan R. Dee Inc, 1993).
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Oedipus at Colonus (c. 406 BC) [GBWW,htr]
Part two of the Oedipus trilogy.
  • HTML (Single page, 100 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Jebb)
  • Text file (76 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Jebb)
  • HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Sir Richard Jebb)
  • Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts

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  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of Sophocles: Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus, translation by Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Harvard Univ Pr, 1994, 599 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles, translated by Paul Roche (Plume, 1996).
  • Thrift Paperback edition, translated by George Young (Dover Pubns, 1999, 64 pg).
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Oedipus the King (c. 430 BC) [GBF,GBWW,GI,htr,HC]
Or, Oedipus rex, Oedipus Tyrannus - part one of the Oedipus trilogy.
  • HTML (Single page, 134 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by F. Storr)
  • Text file (72 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by F. Storr)
  • HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Sir Richard Jebb)
  • Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of Sophocles: Ajax, Electra, Oedipus Tyrannus, translation by Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Harvard Univ Pr, 1994, 599).
  • Paperback edition of The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles, translated by Paul Roche (Plume, 1996).
  • Paperback edition of Oedipus the King (Plays for Performance), translated by Nicholas Rudall (Ivan R. Dee Inc, 2000, 64 pg).
  • Thrift Paperback edition (Dover Pubns, 1993, 54 pg).

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  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston (Richer Resources, 72 pg).
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Philoctetes (c. 409 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • HTML (Single page, 126 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by Thomas Francklin)
  • Text file (66 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by Thomas Francklin)
  • HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Sir Richard Jebb)
  • Flipbook Reader (82 pages, indexed) at Richer Resources Publications (translated by Ian Johnston)
  • Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of Sophocles: Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus, translation by Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Harvard Univ Pr, 1994, 599 pg).
  • Paperback edition of Electra and Other Plays, translated by E.F. Watling; includes Electra, Ajax, Philoctetes, and Women of Trachis (Viking Press, 1953).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Keith Dewhurst (Theatre Communications Group, 2000, 96 pg).

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  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston (Richer Resources, 72 pg).
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The Trachiniae (c. 430 BC) [GBWW,htr]
Or, The Women of Trachis.
  • HTML (Single page, 105 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Jebb)
  • Text file (65 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by R.C. Jebb)
  • HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Sir Richard Jebb)
  • Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of Sophocles: Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus, translation by Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Harvard Univ Pr, 1994, 599 pg).
  • Paperback edition of Electra and Other Plays, translated by E.F. Watling; includes Electra, Ajax, Philoctetes, and Women of Trachis (Viking Press, 1953).
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Complete Works
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  • Mass Market Paperback edition of Sophocles : The Complete Plays, translated by Paul Roche (Signet Classics, 2010).
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Antigone (c. 442 BC)
Ajax (c. 440 BC)
History of the Persian War (c. 440 BC)
Alcestis (438 BC)
History of the Peloponnesian War (431 BC)
Medea (431 BC)
Oedipus the King (c. 430 BC)
Prometheus Bound (c. 430 BC)
The Trachiniae (c. 430 BC)
The Heracleidae (c. 429 BC)
Hippolytus (428 BC)
Andromache (428-424 BC)
The Acharnians (425 BC)
Hecuba (424 BC)
The Knights (424 BC)
The Suppliants (Euripides) (422 BC)
The Wasps (422 BC)
Heracles (421-416 BC)
Peace (Aristophanes) (421 BC)
Electra (Euripides) (420-410 BC)
The Clouds (419 BC)
The Trojan Women (415 BC)
The Birds (414 BC)
Ion (Euripides) (414-412 BC)
Iphigenia Among the Taurians (414-412 BC)
Helen (412 BC)
The Phoenician Women (411-409 BC)
The Thesmophoriazusae (411 BC)
The Bacchae (410 BC)
Electra (Sophocles) (c. 410 BC)
Iphigenia at Aulis (410 BC)
Lysistrata (410 BC)
Philoctetes (c. 409 BC)
The Cyclops (c. 408 BC)
Orestes (408 BC)
Oedipus at Colonus (c. 406 BC)
The Frogs (405 BC)
On Airs, Waters, and Places (c. 400 BC)
On Ancient Medicine (c. 400 BC)
Aphorisms (Hippocrates) (c. 400 BC)
On the Articulations (or, On Joints) (c. 400 BC)
Bhagavad-Gita (c. 400 BC)
The Book of Prognostics (c. 400 BC)
Of the Epidemics (c. 400 BC)
On Fistulae (c. 400 BC)
On Fractures (c. 400 BC)
On Hemorrhoids (c. 400 BC)
On Injuries of the Head (c. 400 BC)
Instruments of Reduction (or, Mochlicon) (c. 400 BC)
The Law (Hippocrates) (c. 400 BC)
The Oath (Hippocrates) (c. 400 BC)
On Regimen in Acute Diseases (c. 400 BC)
On the Sacred Disease (c. 400 BC)
On the Surgery (c. 400 BC)
On Ulcers (c. 400 BC)
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