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Oedipus Rex: Nine Classics of Ancient Greek Literature


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Oedipus, the mythical king of Thebes, was immortalized as a tragic hero by the Greek writer Sophocles in his three Theban plays (Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone). The plays revolve around Oedipus who accidentally fulfills a fateful prophecy, despite his efforts not to and in doing so he brings disaster to his city and family. This collection also contain Oedipus, the mythical king of Thebes, was immortalized as a tragic hero by the Greek writer Sophocles in his three Theban plays (Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone). The plays revolve around Oedipus who accidentally fulfills a fateful prophecy, despite his efforts not to and in doing so he brings disaster to his city and family. This collection also contains the four other surviving plays by Sophocles Electra, Aias (Ajax), Philoctetes, and The Trachinian Maidens (The Women of Trachis). Homer’s Epics – The Iliad and The Odyssey - have furthermore been included in this collection. All nine works have been formatted and otherwise optimized for reading on the Kindle. The Theban Plays • King Oedipus • Oedipus at Colonos • Antigone Other Plays by Sophocle • Electra • Aias • Philoctetes • The Trachinian Maidens Homer's Epics • The Iliad • The Odyssey
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