Title, Áyax ; Las Traquinias ; Antígona ; Edipo Rey El libro de bolsillo. Author, Sófocles. Translated by, Jos Mara Lucas de Dios. Contributor, Jos Mara Lucas de . Las traquinias by Sofocles, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Sófocles has 7 entries in their OverDrive catalogue.

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Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles by Sophocles.

I liked the plays when I first read them in high school, but I got a lot more out of them on the second read once I’d grown up a bit. I enjoyed the colloquial casting of this translation. This was my first true foray in Classical Greek literature D. La leyenda dice que el ejercito atacante concerto una tregua para que se pudieran celebrar honorablemente sus funerales.

Sofocles escribe muy bien. While at first this translation seemed a little too modern to me, I soon grew to enjoy it; it was very easy to sofoocles, and I was able to go through the plays quickly. Shakespeare, Homer, Marlow are others.

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Fue amigo de Herodoto y Pericles, aunque no mostro mayor interes por la politica. Although it was brave and noble of Antigone to risk her life to go against the law for traquuinias brother’s sake, it was also a stubborn and foolish action because it ultimately resulted in her demise. And too many of the characters are recylcled over and over again from story-to-story and author-to-author.

If you have to break a law in lxs to help a family member who is in serious difficulty, you should do it. I read Women of Trachis and Philoktetes, both of which I had no previous knowledge whatsoever.


But then I read Women of Trakhisand my opinion changed. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Is this book in German? Most people speak in idiom and rely on emotional content and this is especially the case in plays.

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I didn’t read Electra or Philoctetes, but the rest of the plays, especially the Oedipus Sofpcles, were excellent! Estas siete obras estan incluidas en esta edicion. I can’t think of anything new to add to the year old discussion of these plays. Quotes from Sophocles; The Te Fueron las que mas me gustaron de todas porque tienen lindas lecciones de vida a mi parecer. To ask other readers questions about Las Siete Tragedias de Sofoclesplease sign up.

However, Ismene was also a coward and was excessively obedient, which could also be rendered as a hamartia as well.

Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles

They are interesting as history and serve as great example of creating conflict and tragedy without resorting to cartoonish good vs evil. Actors are called for when character is necessary for the story to unfold and this is lost in some translations.

The emblematic ancient Greek dramas are an interesting read. See 1 question about Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles…. I gotta tell ‘ya, with the right translator, these greek tragedies are actually pretty damn good.

Paperbackpages. Refresh and try again. Estas siete obras estan incluidas Sofocles a. It’s essential general culture; it is the foundation of western civilization as much as the Bible is; but unlike the Bible, the writing is beautiful and it’s incredibly accessible.

Want to Read saving…. It’s definitely my favorite out of the whole book. Due to their somewhat depressing nature I only read one pl This was my first true foray in Classical Greek literature D.


I don’t usually read theatre, I don’t know any ancient Greek or Latin. I am not a fluent reader or speaker of Greek, but I do find that many translations are either flat and academic or attempt to be clever. There were also notes about each play with a little bit of background information and notes and thoughts from other writers. Su muerte coincidio con la guerra con Esparta, con la cual llega el fin del dominio ateniense. Las siete tragedias que nos han quedado de este autor.

I would not remember much of this book for my life, but if I could to carry with me these two quotes I would like. I enjoyed reading this edition as there were notes about the Athenian Theater and Tragedy.

Lists with This Book. A single day can level down or up every human enterprise. I had seen a production of Antigone in high school, and Greek mythology is not exactly foreign to me, but I’d never read any original works of the time.

Not many things are known about his life other than that he was wealthy, well educated and wrote about one hundred and twenty three plays of which few are extant.