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Ajax (Aias) Author: Sophocles Date/place of 1st performance: c.441 bc, Athens Date of 1st translation to English: 1714 Genre: Greek trag. in verse Setting/time of action: Before Ajax's tent and the seashore near Troy, during the Trojan War Cast: 6m, 2f, extras, chorus (m) 

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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays
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Michael Patterson

When Achilles is killed in the war against Troy, his splendid armour is given to the wily Odysseus. Ajax, who ...

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