Ajax Summary
Sophocles

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Ajax Summary

Ajax is the earliest of Sophocles' s surviving plays. It is thought that the play's first performance took place about 444 B.C., but the exact date is not certain and might have been a few years earlier or later.

The hero of the play, Ajax, illustrates the uncompromising nature of the noble warrior; yet at the same time, he also represents the failings of excess pride, or hubris. Ajax believes that he deserves the...

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