Tyrannoi and Tyrants on the Tragic Stage


  • Jan Kucharski University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland




Greek tyranny, Sophocles, Greek drama, polis


The paper analyses the terms tyrannos and basileus in both Greek politics and Greek drama, taking under special scrutiny various connotations and associations of the terms tyrannos and tyrannis in the language of Attic tragedy.


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How to Cite

Kucharski, J. “Tyrannoi and Tyrants on the Tragic Stage”. Classica Cracoviensia, vol. 15, May 2012, pp. 167-89, doi:10.12797/CC.15.2012.15.08.