SOPHOCLES, . Tragediae Septem cum commentariis. (Edited by Aldus Manutius and John Gregoropoulos) Venice: Aldus Manutius, August, 1502.Editio princeps of the seven surviving complete plays of Sophocles, the greatest of the Greek tragedians. This volume contains the first printing of Oedipus Rex, generally considered the greatest Greek tragedy. This edition served as the fundamental text for more than three hundred years.