Sophocles' Ajax and the polis

P. J. Finglass*

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Abstract

This article examines the two mentions of the polis in Sophocles' Ajax, arguing that to understand the political aspects of this and other tragedies, we need to take into account the diverse composition of their audiences.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306-317
Number of pages12
JournalPolis
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

Keywords

  • Ajax
  • Athens
  • Audience
  • Diversity
  • Politics
  • Sophocles

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