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Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Antigone, Introduction (search)
enough to suppose that he re-adjusted the order, so as to make it consistent in the eyes of his contemporaries. includes Pericles, and ‘Sophocles, the poet, of Colonus.’ Later writers refer to the poet's strategia as if it were a generally accepted factThe Argument to this play, and the *bi/os *sofokle/ous, have already been cited. See also (1) Strabo 14. p. 638 *)aqhnai=oi de\...pe/myantes strathgo\n *perikle/a kai\ su\n au)tw=| *sofokle/a to\n poihth\n kakw=s die/qhkan a)peiqou=ntas tou\s *sami/ous. (2) Schol. on Aristoph. Pax 696 le/getai de\ o(/ti e)k th=s strathgi/as th=s e)n *sa/mw| h)guri/sato (o( *sofoklh=s). (3) Suidas s.v. *me/lhtos [but referring to the Samian *me/lissos: cp. Diog. L. 9. 24] u(pe\r *sami/wn strathgh/sas e)nauma/xhse pro\s *sofoklh=n to\n tragiko/n, o)lumpia/di pd/ (Ol. 84 = 444-441 B.C.).—The theory that Sophocles the poet was confused with Sophocles son of Sostratides, strategus in 425 B.C. (Thuc. 3.115), is quite incompatible with the ancient evide