|Series||Prentice-Hall Greek drama series|
|LC Classifications||PA4414 O7 G6|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||178|
Oedipus the King, a translation with commentary by Thomas Gould: With a series introd. by Eric A. Havelock. by Sophocles; 1 edition; First published in Oedipus the King, a translation with commentary by Thomas Gould. With a series introd. by Eric A. Havelock. This edition published in by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, : OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Oedipus Tyrannus. Responsibility: with commentary by Thomas Gould ; with a series introduction by Eric A. Havelock. , English, Greek, Ancient (to ), Book edition: Oedipus the King / a translation with commentary by Thomas Gould. With a series introd. by Eric A. Havelock. With a .
The other two plays of this group are Antigone and Oedipus at Colonus. Oedipus the King relates the story of Oedipus who reached Thebes, having killed on the way an old man with whom he picked a quarrel. The city of Thebes was then suffering terribly because of the monster, the Sphinx. Oedipus the King Sophocles Translated by David Grene CHARACTERS OEDIPUS, King of Thebes FIRST MESSENGER JOCASTA, His Wife SECOND MESSENGER CREON, His Brother-in-Law A HERDSMAN TEIRESIAS, an Old Blind Prophet A CHORUS OF OLD MEN OF THEBES PRIEST PART I: Scene: In front of the palace of Oedipus at the Right of the stage near the altar stands the . A summary of Part X (Section5) in Sophocles's The Oedipus Plays. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Oedipus Plays and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The translator would like to acknowledge the invaluable help provided by Sir Richard Jebb’s translation and commentary. For an introductory lecture on Oedipus the King, please use the following link: Oedipus. BACKGROUND NOTE. Sophocles ( BC BC) was a famous and successful Athenian writer of tragedies in his own lifetime.
Oedipus has unknowingly killed his father, married his mother and had four children by her. The play centers around how the persons react as they become aware of the facts. Oedipus finds out from a messenger that Polybus, king of Corinth, Oedipus' father, has died of old age. Jocasta rejoices — surely this is proof that the prophecy Oedipus heard is worthless. Still, Oedipus worries about fulfilling the prophecy with his mother, Merope, a concern Jocasta dismisses. Oedipus the King. A translation with commentary by Thomas Gould. With a series introd. by Eric A. Havelock. Sophocles. and Gould, Thomas. Oedipus the King, a translation with commentary by Thomas Gould. With a series introd. by Eric A. Havelock Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliffs, N.J Australian/Harvard Citation. Sophocles. & Gould, Thomas. , Oedipus the King, a translation with commentary .