Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Sophocles
(1,499 words)

b. 497/496 BC in Athens;

d. 406/405 BC also in Athens;

Greek author of tragedies and satyr plays.

Works

Of his 123 plays (tragedies and satyr plays), seven tr…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Sophocles”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0204>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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