Visual Timeline: Sophocles

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496 BCE - 406 BCE: Life of Greek tragedy poet Sophocles.
 
468 BCE: Sophocles wins his first tragedy competition (title unknown).
 
443 BCE - 442 BCE: Sophocles is one of the state treasurers in Athens.
 
442 BCE: Sophocles' tragedy 'Antigone' is first performed.
 
441 BCE: Sophocles is one of the Athenian generals involved in surpressing the revolt on the island of Samos.
 
429 BCE - 420 CE: Sophocles' tragedy 'Oedipus the King' is first performed.
 
413 BCE: Sophocles is part of a ten-man council to debate action following Athens' disastrous Sicilian Expedition.
 
409 BCE: Sophocles' tragedy 'Philoctetes' is first performed.
 
401 BCE: Sophocles' tragedy 'Oedipus at Colonos' is first performed.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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