adjective see Sophocles

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  • Sophoclean — See Sophocles. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sophoclean — adjective Of or pertaining to Sophocles or his works …   Wiktionary

  • Sophoclean — adj. pertaining to Sophocles (ancient Greek dramatist) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sophoclean — soph·o·cle·an …   English syllables

  • sophoclean — |säfə|klēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Sophocles died 406 B.C. Greek tragic dramatist + English an : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Athenian tragic poet Sophocles or his dramas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sophocles — Sophoclean /sof euh klee euhn/, adj. /sof euh kleez /, n. 495? 406? B.C., Greek dramatist. * * * born с 496, Colonus, near Athens died 406 BC, Athens Greek playwright. With Aeschylus and Euripides, he was one of the three great tragic playwrights …   Universalium

  • tragedy — /traj i dee/, n., pl. tragedies. 1. a dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a serious or somber theme, typically that of a great person destined through a flaw of character or conflict with some overpowering force, as fate or society …   Universalium

  • Sophocles — biographical name circa 496 406 B.C. Greek dramatist • Sophoclean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sophocles — For the screenwriting software, see Sophocles (software). Sophocles Bust of Sophocles Born 497/496 BC Colonus Died 406/405 BC …   Wikipedia

  • Oedipus — For other uses, see Oedipus (disambiguation). Oedipus explains the riddle of the Sphinx, by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, c. 1805 Topics in Greek mythology …   Wikipedia

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