Oidipous at Colonus

Oidipous at Colonus

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This is an English translation of Sophocles' tragedy of Oedipus who is banished from Thebes and confronts an array of obstacles that stand between him and the death he craves. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 137.2 x 210.8 x 10.2mm | 226.8g
  • Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
  • USA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised ed.
  • 158510065X
  • 9781585100651
  • 1,866,100

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English translation.Includes maps, essays and suggestions for further reading. The text was revised in 2002 to be consistent in style and spelling with the other two volumes.show more

About Sophocles

Ruby Blondell is Professor of Classics at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has published widely on Greek literature and philosophy, and the reception of myth in popular culture. Her books include "The Play of Character in Plato's Dialogues" (Cambridge 2002); "Women on the Edge: Four Plays by Euripides" (co-authored) (Routledge 1999); "Helping Friends and Harming Enemies. A Study in Sophocles and Greek Ethics" (Cambridge 1989).show more

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