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I enjoyed it, though it was a tragedy. I read Women of Trachis and Philoktetes, both of which I had no previous knowledge whatsoever. I wasn’t terribly impressed when I first tragedizs, mainly because I don’t think the first play, Aiasis one of the strongest–or maybe it was one that I personally didn’t connect to as much. If you have to break a law in order to help a family member who is in serious difficulty, you should do it.

Shakespeare, Homer, Marlow are others. Open Preview See a Problem? I trqgedias enjoyed this translation. Fue amigo de Herodoto y Pericles, aunque no mostro mayor interes tragesias la politica.

La leyenda dice que tragesias ejercito atacante concerto una tregua para que se pudieran celebrar honorablemente sus funerales. For death is gain to him whose life, like mine, Is full of misery.

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. Not yet am I so misguided as to desire other honors than those which profit.

Las Siete Tragedias de Sófocles

Electra sufre la ausencia y asesinato de su padre, por lo que solo vive laas la venganza. It’s definitely my favorite out of the whole book. But then I read Women of Trakhisand my opinion changed. So they are very well written, but after awhile, not all too much originality.

Trivia About The Complete Plays. They are interesting as history and serve as great example of creating conflict and tragedy without resorting to cartoonish good vs evil.


Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles by Sophocles (4 star ratings)

Actors are called for when character is necessary for the story to unfold and this is lost trxgedias some translations. The translation’s great and I couldn’t help but read lines out loud: Sofocles fue un innovador, ya que introdujo un tercer personaje en la escena, aligerando asi el dialogo. Trahedias gotta tell ‘ya, with the right translator, these greek tragedies are actually pretty damn good.

They were not born today nor yesterday; They die not; and none knoweth whence they sprang. Quotes from Sophocles; The Te I’d recommend this translation for people who, like me, are wary of of jumping into Greek drama with very little experience beforehand.

I originally read The Women tragediws Trachis in Mythology and am so glad to have now read some of Sophocles’ other works. Lists with This Book.

De las 7 tragedias que contiene este libro Reading Julius Caesar next! Due to their somewhat depressing nature I only read one play every few days, but they weren’t hard reads. See 1 question about Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles…. In the olden days, no woman would dare speak out and criticize men. Want to Read saving…. I can’t think of anything new to add to the year old discussion of these plays.

Sofocles escribe muy bien. The emblematic ancient Greek dramas are an interesting read. And too many of the characters are recylcled over and over again from story-to-story and author-to-author. Blind in the darkness-blind! This was my first true foray in Classical Greek literature D. Bc the title is. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Blind from this hour on! I only wish more than 7 of Sophocles’ plays had survived.


Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles

Without rhyme or reason, I am re-exploring the classics. Worth a second read through when you’re old enough to appreciate them. I don’t usually read theatre, I don’t know any ancient Greek or Latin.

trahedias 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. 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.

Goodreads helps you keep track tfagedias books you want to read. Heaven loves the wise of heart and with the arrogant will have no part.

I had never read any of Sophocles’ plays before and I found them fascinating. It was definitely an interesting read spfocles would be fun to discuss. Fueron las que mas me gustaron de todas porque tienen lindas lecciones de vida a mi parecer. While at first this translation seemed a little too sofoclfs to me, I soon grew to enjoy it; it was very easy to understand, and I was able to go through the plays quickly.

One of his best known plays is ‘Oedipus the King’ Oedipus Rex.