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Oedipus the King - a book by Sophocles

Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King( )
Author: Sophocles,
Translator: Storr, F.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.19
Book Description:

One of the best books of all time, Sophocles's Oedipus The King. If you haven't read this classic already, then you're missing out - read Oedipus The King by Sophocles today!

Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.21 Inches
Book Weight:0.34 Pounds
Author Biography
Sophocles (Author)
Sophocles was born around 496 B.C. in Colonus (near Athens), Greece. In 480, he was selected to lead the paean (choral chant to a god) celebrating the decisive Greek sea victory over the Persians at the Battle of Salamis. He served as a treasurer and general for Athens when it was expanding its empire and influence. He wrote approximately 123 plays including Ajax, Antigone, Oedipus Tyrannus, Trachiniae, Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus. His last recorded act was to lead a chorus in public mourning for Euripides. He died in 406 B. C.


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