Course Program

The analysis of Sophocles' Ajax from various points of view, especially philological, dramaturgical, philosofial and literary.

Bibliographic references

H. Lloyd-Jones and N. G. Wilson, edd., Sophoclis Fabulae, Oxford 1990.

P. Finglass, ed., Sophocles. Ajax, Cambridge 2011.

G. W. Most and L. Özbek, Staging Ajax's Suicide, Pisa 2015.

Exam

Seminars

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: capacity to read ancient Greek and to understand it well; sensitivity to the psychological and literary dimensions of the tragic text; capacity to develop and judge logical and evaluative arguments.

Open to all undergraduates, and to others by permission of the instructor.