Sophocles, Philoctetes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Soph. Phil.].
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Some other names in the text Asclépius god of healing Átreus father of Agamemnon and Menelaus, Greek commanders. Chalcódon a prince of Euboea. Chrýse a small island near Lemnos; also, the goddess of this island. Hélenus a Trojan prophet, son of Priam. Ixion a king chained to a wheel for attempting the bed of Hera. Lémnos a large island in the Aegean across from Troy. Lycomédes grandfather of Neoptolemus. Mycénae city of Agamemnon. Oeta the mountain on which Heracles was burned. Pactólus a fabled river of gold in Lydia. Peparéthus an island off the coast of Thessaly. Phoenix old tutor of Achilles. Sigéum a promontory near Troy. Sísyphus a wicked king, slanderously called Odysseus' father. Skýros an island off Euboea, ruled by Neoptolemus. Spárta city of Menelaus. Sperchéius a river near mount Oeta and Trachis. Thersítes a scurrilous Greek. Théseus father of Demophon and Acamas, enemies of Neoptolemus. Týdeus father of Diomedes, the cohort of Odysseus.
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Sophocles, Philoctetes (English) (XML Header) [genre: poetry; drama; tragedy] [word count] [Soph. Phil.].
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