Sophocles


Sophocles Poems

1. Long Life Not To Be Desired 9/22/2010
2. Old Age and Youth 9/24/2012
3. Power Of Love (From 9/22/2010
4. A Sailor's Life 9/24/2012
5. Chorus from Ajax 9/24/2012
6. Return of the Hero 9/24/2012
7. The Chariot Race (From 9/22/2010
8. Almighty Love 9/24/2012
9. Antigone in Her Tomb 9/24/2012
10. An Awful Purity 9/24/2012
11. Agamemnon's Vengeance 9/24/2012
12. Undying Love 9/24/2012
13. Grief 9/24/2012
14. Ill-fated Oedipus 9/24/2012
15. The Life of Woman 9/24/2012
16. The Wheel of God 9/24/2012
17. A Fair Eubœan Shore 9/22/2010
18. Disease of Love 9/24/2012
19. Electra's Song 9/24/2012
20. God's Counsel 9/24/2012

The Chariot Race (From

They took their stand where the appointed judges
Had cast their lots and ranged the rival cars.
Rang out the brazen trump! Away they bound,
Cheer the hot steeds and shake the slackened reins;
As with a body the large space is filled
With the huge clangor of the rattling cars.
High whirl aloft the dust-clouds; blent together,
Each presses each and the lash rings; and loud
Snort the wild steeds, and from their fiery breath,

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