|Theban Plays, the (c.1850) [Omnibus Volume]|
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Series: Oedipus Cycle (The Theban Plays)
(From the publisher):
A powerful trilogy of mankindís struggle against fate. King Oedipus tells of a man who brings pestilence to Thebes for crimes he does not realise he has committed, and then inflicts a brutal punishment upon himself. With profound insights into the human condition, it is a devastating portrayal of a ruler brought down by his own oath. Oedipus at Colonus provides a fitting conclusion to the life of the aged and blinded king, while Antigone depicts the fall of the next generation, through the conflict between a young woman ruled by her conscience and a king too confident in his own authority.
Original title: The Theban Plays
Alternative titles: The Oedipus Cycle / Three Theban Plays
Genre: Drama and Plays→ Ancient→ Greek→ Tragedy
The following works are contained within this one:
Antigone (-441) [Play]
Oedipus Rex (-427) [Play]
Oedipus at Colonus (-407) [Play]