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Sophocles

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Σοφοκλῆς, Σοφοκλέους, ὁ. Ar. also Σοφοκλέης, Σοφοκλέους, ὁ.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Sŏphŏcles: is and i, m., = Σοφοκλῆς,
I a celebrated Greek tragic poet, Cic. Fin. 5, 1, 3; id. Sen. 7, 22; 14, 47; id. Div. 1, 25, 54; id. Off. 1, 40, 144; Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 163; Quint. 10, 1, 67 sq.; Sen. Q. N. 4, 2, 17; Vell. 1, 16, 3; gen. Sophocli, Gell. 12, 11, 6; 13, 18, 3; voc. Sophocle (like Socrate), Cic. Off. 1, 40, 144.—Hence, Sŏphō̆clēus, a, um, adj., of or in the manner of Sophocles: an pangis aliquid Sophocleum? Cic. Fam. 16, 18, 3: cothurnus, Verg. E. 8, 10; Ov. Am. 1, 15, 15.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

Sŏphŏclēs,¹³ is (et ī, Gell. 12, 11, 6 ), m. (Σοφοκλῆς), Sophocle, poète tragique grec : Cic. Fin. 5, 3 ; CM 22 ; Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 163 ; Quint. 10, 1, 67 || -ēus, a, um, de Sophocle : Cic. Fam. 16, 18, 3. vocatif Sophocle Cic. Off. 1, 144.

Latin > German (Georges)

Sophoclēs, is, m. (Σοφοκλης), der berühmte griechische Tragödiendichter, Cic. de fin. 5, 3. Hor. ep. 2, 1, 163. Quint. 10, 1, 67 sq. Vell. 1, 16, 1. – griech. Genet. Sophocli, Gell. 12, 11, 6: 13, 18, 2 sq. – griech. Akk. Sophoclea, Val. Max. 4, 3. ext. 1. – Vok. Sophocle Cic. de off. 1, 144. – Dav. Sophoclēus, a, um (Σοφόκλειος), sophoklëisch, des Sophokles, Cic. u.a.

Wikipedia EN

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Sophocles

Sophocles (/ˈsɒfəkliːz/; Greek: Σοφοκλῆς Sophoklēs, pronounced; c. 497/6 – winter 406/5 BC) is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than or contemporary with those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. Sophocles wrote over 120 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax, Antigone, Women of Trachis, Oedipus Rex, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus. For almost 50 years, Sophocles was the most celebrated playwright in the dramatic competitions of the city-state of Athens that took place during the religious festivals of the Lenaea and the Dionysia. He competed in 30 competitions, won 24, and was never judged lower than second place. Aeschylus won 13 competitions, and was sometimes defeated by Sophocles, while Euripides won four competitions.

The most famous tragedies of Sophocles feature Oedipus and also Antigone: they are generally known as the Theban plays, although each play was actually a part of a different tetralogy, the other members of which are now lost. Sophocles influenced the development of drama, most importantly by adding a third actor, thereby reducing the importance of the chorus in the presentation of the plot. He also developed his characters to a greater extent than earlier playwrights such as Aeschylus.

Wikipedia EL

Ο Σοφοκλής (496 π.Χ.- 406 π.Χ.) (στα αρχ. ελλ. Σοφοκλῆς ὁ Σοφίλλου ὁ ἐκ Κολωνοῦ) ήταν Αθηναίος τραγικός ποιητής της κλασικής εποχής. Αυτός, ο Αισχύλος και ο Ευριπίδης είναι οι τρεις τραγικοί ποιητές των οποίων έχουν σωθεί ολοκληρωμένα έργα. Σύμφωνα με αρχαίες μαρτυρίες φαίνεται ότι έγραψε περίπου 123 έργα από τα οποία παραδίδονται ολοκληρωμένες μόνο επτά τραγωδίες.

Translations

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