in Mnemosyne
in Mnemosyne
in Brill's Companion to the Reception of Sophocles
in Brill's Companion to Sophocles

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.

in Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek and Roman Political Thought