Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

Play by Sophocles

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  • First performance
    429 BC
  • Playwright
    Sophocles
  • Setting
    Thebes
  • Genre
    Tragedy
  • Mute
    Oedipus
  • -
    Antigone
  • -
    Ismene
  • Characters
    Oedipus
  • -
    Jocasta
  • -
    Creonte
  • -
    Antigone
  • -
    Shepherd
  • -
    Tiresias
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    Oedipus Rex, also known by its Greek title, Oedipus Tyrannus, or Oedipus the King, is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed around 429 BC. Originally, to the ancient Greeks, the title was simply Oedipus, as it is referred to by Aristotle in the Poetics.

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