496–406 BC

Wrote Greek Tragedies, including the tragedies of Agamemnon, Electra, and Orestes.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
The Frogs  in  Stories from the Greek Comedians  by  Alfred J. Church
In the Theatre at Athens  in  Pictures from Greek Life and Story  by  Alfred J. Church
Great Men of Athens  in  The Story of Greece  by  Mary Macgregor
Age of Pericles  in  The Story of the Greek People  by  Eva March Tappan

Image Links

Sophocles: From the marble statue in the Lateran Gallery.
 in Pictures from Greek Life and Story

 in The Story of the Greeks

Sophocles and Aristides
 in Greatest Nations - Greece

Sophocles (In the Lataran Museum at Rome)
 in The Story of the Greek People

Theatre of Dionysus, Restored.
 in Old World Hero Stories