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The Theban Plays: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone

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Oedipus was a mythical Greek king of Thebes. A tragic hero in Greek mythology, Oedipus fulfilled a prophecy that said he would kill his father and marry his mother, and thereby brought disaster on his city and family. The story of Oedipus is the subject of Sophocles's tragedy Oedipus the King, which was followed by Oedipus at Colonus and then Antigone. Together, these plays make up Sophocles's three Theban plays contained herein. Oedipus represents two enduring themes of Greek myth and drama: the flawed nature of humanity ...

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The Theban Plays: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone
2012, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781481266369

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The Theban Plays: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone
2006, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486450490

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