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Published by University Press in Cambridge, Eng .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesPhiloctetes.
StatementWith a commentary abridged from the larger ed. of Sir Richard C. Jebb by E.S. Shuckburgh.
ContributionsJebb, Richard Claverhouse, Sir, 1841-1905
The Physical Object
Paginationxliii, 228 p.
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22166450M

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Philoctetes is a fantastic play by Sophocles that explores themes of trauma/suffering, and making the morally correct decisions. Philoctetes's situation is immensely pitiable, and Odysseus is certainly in his "pre-trials and tribulations humbling experience" stage. Sophocles is my favorite Greek tragedian, and he is in top form in ://   Trachinian Women • Philoctetes • Oedipus at Colonus The greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles wrote over plays, surpassing his older contemporary Aeschylus and the younger Euripides in literary output as well as in the number of prizes awarded his :// The Other Four Plays of Sophocles: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, and Philoctetes. Sophocles $ - $   Get Book. Book Description: The Complete Greek Tragedies Sophocles Ii Ajax The Women Of Trachis Electra Philoctetes by David Grene, The Complete Greek Tragedies Sophocles Ii Ajax The Women Of Trachis Electra Philoctetes Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi ://

  Philoctetes by Sophocles BC Translated by Thomas Francklin When Heracles was near his death (the subject of another play by Sophocles, The Trachiniae), he wished to be burned on a funeral pyre while still alive. No one but Philoctetes would light the fire, and in The Cure at Troy is similar to other great Heaney translations like Beowulf, The Burial at Thebes and Aeneid Book VI. It is his version of Sophocles Greek play,Philoctetes, which is set during the Trojan War. Philoctetes was abandoned on a desert island by Odysseus and the Greeks ten years earlier after he had his foot bitten by a  › Politics, Philosophy & Social Sciences › Philosophy › History. Sophocles: The Philoctetes of Sophocles / (London: F. & J. Rivington, ), also by R. B. Paul, Friedrich Wilhelm Schneidewin, and Thomas Kerchever Arnold (page images at HathiTrust) Sophocles: The Philoctetes of Sophocles critically rev., (London, Williams & ?key=Sophocles. Philoctetes is a play written by Sophocles around background of the play is that Philoctetes is the owner of the fabled bow and arrows of Hercules. When he sets out along with the