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Sophocles
Source/Notes:
Sophocles (1959 edition), [Chicago] : University of Chicago Press
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No enemy is worse than bad advice.  - Sophocles
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Sophocles
Source/Notes:
Philoctetes (c. 409 BC), lines 92 and 93, translated by David Grene.

Sophocles
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Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Poet, tragedian

Bio: Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides.

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