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This ebook is the 1st distinct research of the performs of Sophocles via exam of a unmarried moral principle--the conventional Greek renowned ethical code of "helping associates and harming enemies." 5 of the extant performs are mentioned intimately from either a dramatic and a moral point of view, and the writer concludes that moral issues will not be in basic terms necessary to every drama, yet are subjected to an implicit critique in the course of the tragic results to which they offer upward push. Greek students and scholars of Greek drama and Greek idea will welcome this booklet, that is awarded in one of these method as to be available to experts and nonspecialists alike. No wisdom of Greek is needed.

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