Sentence Examples


  • He subsequently met Sophocles in his native island at the time of the Samian war.
  • 321) they are the daughters of Night, in Sophocles (O.C. 40) of Darkness and Earth.
  • Danae formed the subject of tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Livius Andronicus and Naevius.
  • His policy in encouraging the drama has already been mentioned: among his friends he could count three of the greatest Greek writers - the poet Sophocles and the historians Herodotus and Thucydides.
  • He translated the Alcestis of Euripides and three of the plays of Sophocles; and wrote two original tragedies, Jephte and Christo in Passione.