Sophocles (c. 495-406 BC)

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List of Works
[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).

    Available at other booksellers:
  • 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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