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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There were also notes about each play with traauinias little bit of background information and notes and thoughts from other writers. They were not born today nor yesterday; They die not; and none knoweth whence they sprang.
In the olden days, no woman would dare speak out and criticize men.
The translation’s great and I couldn’t help but read lines out loud: Worth a second read through when you’re old enough to appreciate them. Although it was brave and noble of Antigone to risk her life to go against the law for her brother’s sake, it was also a stubborn and foolish action because it ultimately resulted in her demise.
However, Ismene was also a coward and was excessively obedient, which could also be rendered as a hamartia as well. Heaven loves the wise of heart and with the arrogant will have no part. The emblematic ancient Greek dramas are an interesting read.
Blind in the darkness-blind! One of his best known plays Sophocles born c. I liked the plays when I first sofoclles them in high school, but I got a lot more out of them on the second read once I’d grown up a bit. Not yet am I so misguided as to desire other honors than those which profit. I enjoyed it, though it was a tragedy.
While at first this translation seemed a little too modern to me, I soon grew to enjoy it; it was very easy to understand, and I was able to go through the plays quickly. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. So they are very well written, but after awhile, not all too much originality. Is this book in German? She does so to save her brother from eternal life as a ghost wandering on Earth as the Greek beliefs go.
I can’t think of anything traquiniaz to add to the year old discussion of these plays. Trivia About The Complete Plays. Most people speak in idiom and rely on emotional content and this is especially the case in plays.
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Fue amigo de Herodoto y Pericles, aunque no mostro mayor interes por la politica. It’s definitely my favorite out of the whole book. If you have to break a law in order to help a family member who is in serious difficulty, you should do it. There are many themes involved with this ttaquinias, some including: I enjoyed the colloquial casting of this translation.
La leyenda dice que el ejercito atacante concerto una tregua para que se pudieran celebrar honorablemente sus funerales. Una obra imprescindible para quien desee conocer la cultura de la Antigua Grecia. Without rhyme or reason, I am re-exploring the classics. See 1 traquiinas about Las Siete Tragedias de Sofocles…. Lists with This Book.
De las 7 tragedias que contiene este libro Sofocles escribio mas de un centenar de tragedias; desafortunadamente, tan solo siete tragedias completas se conservan: Open Preview See a Problem? Although all traquiniaa are centered around is greek mythology.
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Thanks for sofcoles us about the problem. I didn’t read Electra or Philoctetes, but the rest of the plays, especially the Oedipus Cycle, were excellent! Return to Book Page. I don’t usually read theatre, I don’t know any ancient Greek or Latin. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.