Edipo rei 8

"Oedipus the King"

429 BCE

Why is it canonical?

"Oedipus the King" is the second play that Sophocles wrote in his Oedipus Cycle, or Theban Plays. The play exemplifies tragedy, in which the main character's own faults go against the established order to the universe and lead to his downfall.

Images and Videos

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Edipo Rei, Festival de Lugo 2011

Resources

Full text of Oedipus the King