- 495?–406? b.c., Greek dramatist.
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Contemporary Examples of sophoclean
In the financial press, the fall of Facebook has been spun out like a Sophoclean tragedy.Why Facebook’s Stock Is Tanking
August 17, 2012
Historical Examples of sophoclean
But I am afraid of his mending ill with ill, as the Sophoclean saying goes.Erasmus and the Age of Reformation
There was about her tears a Sophoclean, almost a Niobesque quality.The Whirligig of Time
Wayland Wells Williams
It is in the Sophoclean play that Electra is most prominent.
The end of Aegisthus himself is contrived with Sophoclean art.Authors of Greece
T. W. Lumb
You might have a thousand groupings, dispersions, regroupings, in as perfect bas-relief style as those of any Sophoclean drama.Hypatia
- ?496–406 bc, Greek dramatist; author of seven extant tragedies: Ajax, Antigone, Oedipus Rex, Trachiniae, Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus