Sophocles, the Oedipus Cycle : Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone: Oedipus rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone

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Sophocles, The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, written by legendary author Sophocles, is widely considered to be among the greatest classic texts of all time. These great classics will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, Sophocles, The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, these gems by Sophocles are highly recommended. Published by Classic Books International and beautifully produced, Sophocles, The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.
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subject_facet Antigone -- (Mythological character) -- Drama
Oedipus -- (Greek mythological figure) -- Drama
Sophocles -- Translations into English
Tragedies
title_display Sophocles, the Oedipus Cycle : Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
title_full Sophocles, the Oedipus Cycle : Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone Sophocles.
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Oedipus
Sophocles