Sophocles Sophocles Feb 19, 2019


Sophocles, one of the most influential writers of Ancient Greece
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Oedipus at Colonus Oedipus at Colonus
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Where can you find Sophocles?

If you are fond of Sophocles’ life and work, and want more than just reading about him, you can travel and find his tracks in today’s destinations. His home village, Colonus, was situated about 1 km (1 mile) to the northwest of Athens, near Plato's Academy.

Today the modern name of the village is Kolonos and it is part of the Municipality of Athens. There still can be found places that remind about Sophocles - the temple of Hephaestus, the temple of Poseidon and a sacred grove to the Eumenides, where, as the mythology describes, Oedipus was buried.

History also tells about Sophocles military mission in the expedition against Samos Island. Samos is another perfect place for travel, mostly for those passionate about Greek ancient history.

If you love traveling for finding historical sites, we also recommend;

Ephesus which was established as a port, was used to be the most important commercial centre. It played a great role in the ancient times with its strategic location. Don’t miss a chance to see Ephesus and book a private Ephesus tour for your comfort. If you are in Izmir city, you can join Ephesus Tours From Izmir

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Istanbul, once the capital of Byzantium then Constantinople of the New Rome and finally the Ottoman Empire, is one of the uniquie Turkish metropole which is situated between two continents, Asia and Europe. Don’t miss a chance to see Istanbul and book a private Istanbul tour for your comfort

Samos Island in Greece is the most visited island of the North-Eastern Aegean Islands, nevertheless it still keeps its beauty and calm places and Samos Guide offers you a holiday in this beautiful place.

Also, if you are fond of Greek mythology, and want to read more interesting stories, we recommend Hector.

Aphrodisias, one of the most interesting ancient cities of Anatolia, with its famous sculpture school and its name dedicated to the goddess of love, Aphrodite.


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