- Oedipus Tyrannus
- Oedipus at Colonus
Sophocles' contributions to the field of tragedy include introducing a third actor to the drama. He is well-remembered for his tragedies about Oedipus of Freud's complex-fame.
- De vita Iulii Agricolae 'The Life of Julius Agricola
- De origine et situ Germanorum 'The Germania'
- Dialogus de oratoribus 'Dialogue on Oratory'
- Ab excessu divi Augusti 'Annals'
Thucydides wrote his history based on information about the war from his days as an Athenian commander and interviews with people on both sides of the war. Unlike his predecessor, Herodotus, he didn't delve into the background, but laid out the facts as he saw them, chronologically. We recognize more of what we consider the historical method in Thucydides than we do in his predecessor, Herodotus.