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Selected poems

odes and fragments

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Aphrodite of Kypris [fragment 941]
On Eros and Aphrodite [Antigone 781-800]
Eros, impossible to thwart [fragment 684]
The mighty Kyprian [Trakhiniai 498-530]
On man [Antigone 332-75]
The human lot [fragments]*
On song [fragment 568]
What Sophokles wrote on women was preserved by men [fragments]*
On sleep [Philoktetes 828-32]
The chorus plead for divine aid against plague [151-215]
But what does the seer Teiresias prove against Oidipous? [463-511]
On purity, insolence and punishment [863-910] a dance of hope [1086-1109]
Oidipous the cursed [1186-1222]
On the long life of Oidipous [Oidipous at Kolonos 1211-48]
On fate and the last of the family [Antigone 582-625]
Oidipous on the passage of time [Oidipous at Kolonos 607-23]
On behalf of Oidipous [Oidipous at Kolonos 1556-78]
In praise of Kolonos [Oidipous at Kolonos 668-719]
The fullness of the world [fragments]*
The sea [fragments]*
To Dionysos [Antigone 1115-52]
On the madness of Aias [Aias 596-645]
Aias's meditation before suicide [Aias 646-85]
On the afflicted Philoktetes [Philoktetes 169-90]
On Herakles [Trakhiniai 94-140].

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


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PA4414.A3 G54 2008

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