The Tragedies Of King Oedipus 
The Tragedies Of King Oedipus
by University of Maryland
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Date Added: July 22, 2017

Lecture Description

In this lecture, Prof. Vandiver discusses the story of Oedpius as told by Sophocles.

Obtained from archive.org.

Suggested readings:
"Oedipus the King" by Sophocles trans. Grene: a.co/2RFd0Mj
Bilingual Loeb edition: a.co/5yyaUTC

Course Index

Course Description

Classical Mythology is an introduction to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Among those you will study are the accounts of the creation of the world in Hesiod's Theogony and Ovid's Metamorphoses; the gods Zeus, Apollo, Demeter, Persephone, Hermes, Dionysos, and Aphrodite; the Greek Heroes, Theseus and Heracles (Hercules in the Roman version); and the most famous of all classical myths, the Trojan War.

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