oedipus.jpg Oedipus the King, also known by the Latin title Oedipus Rex, is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed c. 429 BCE. It was the second of Sophocles's three Theban plays to be produced, but it comes first in the internal chronology, followed by Oedipus at Colonus and then Antigone. Over the centuries, it has come to be regarded by many as the Greek tragedy par excellence.Oedipus Rex PDF

Oedipus Rex: the Riddle

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Oracle at Delphi

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Oedipus Rex Trailer

Sophocles





...and so the tragedy begins.







Oedipus (text)



Fate, Family, and Oedipus Rex:

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PPT about Sophocles and Oedipus






Oedipus Rex or Oedipus the King Chapter List
Oedipus - Chapter Summaries
Flocabulary - Odysseus

Oedipus Rex: Tragedy Defined
Oedipus Quizlet Flashcard Questions
Oedipus - Introduction
PinkMonkey Study Guide for Oedipus

Oedipus Rex: Re-Told In Poetic Prose
Theban story and its interpretation
Enjoying "Oedipus the King", by Sophocles
Oedipus Rex Study Guide

Oedipus Rex Worksheet flash card questions

Oedipus Rex Quotes

Sophocles
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Beyond the Text
Thucydides -Historical Account of the Plague at Thebes
The Oedipus Game
Was Oedipus the "King"?
Oedipus vs. Hamlet

After the Fall
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Oedipus at Colonus
Antigone
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The Work

Guidelines and Rubric

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