The Three Theban Plays

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  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Pages : 430 pages
  • ISBN : 9780808577126
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3 reviews
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The Theban Plays

The Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 26 April 1973
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King Oedipus/Oedipus at Colonus/Antigone Three towering works of Greek tragedy depicting the inexorable downfall of a doomed royal dynasty The legends surrounding the house of Thebes inspired Sophocles to create this powerful trilogy about humanity's struggle against fate. King Oedipus is the devastating portrayal of a ruler who brings pestilence to Thebes for crimes he does not realize he has committed and then inflicts a brutal punishment upon himself. Oedipus at Colonus provides a fitting conclusion to the

The Three Theban Plays

The Three Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 February 1984
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The heroic Greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B.C. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus—are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. Robert Fagles's authoritative and acclaimed translation conveys all of Sophocles's lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, his ironic edge, the surge and

Three Theban Plays

Three Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Wordsworth Editions
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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The story of Oedipus has captured the human imagination as few others. It is the story of a man fated to kill his father and marry his mother, a man who by a cruel irony brings these things to pass by his very efforts to avoid them. But these plays are not about fate, and not about irony. They are about character, choice and consequence. In Antigone we see a woman who will defy human law, and die for it,

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  • Author : Sophocles,F. SOPHOCLES. STORR
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 27 August 2018
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The Theban Trilogy consists of Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone - together these tell the tragic story of Oedipus the king of Thebes, and his daughter Antigone. Oedipus the King (in Latin Oedipus Rex) sees the youthful Oedipus consults the Oracle at Delphi, wherein it predicts that he will ""Mate with [his] own mother, and shed/With [his] own hands the blood of [his] own sire."" Oedipus at Colonus has the elderly Oedipus, by now ostracised and

The Three Theban Plays

The Three Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 01 February 2016
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Sophocles, along with Aeschylus and Euripides, is considered one of three important ancient Greek tragedians. Writing during the 5th century BC, Sophocles created some one hundred and twenty three plays during his lifetime, of which only seven have survived in their entirety. In this edition are included the three "Theban" plays, which are widely considered his most important works. This collection of dramas includes "Antigone" the story of its title character, a strong heroine whose complete commitment to familial duty

The Three Theban Plays

The Three Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 18 June 2018
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The Three Theban Plays: Oedipus The King - Oedipus at Colonus - Antigone by Sophocles. Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. Sophocles wrote over 120 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax, Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Oedipus Rex, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus. The

Sophocles

Sophocles
  • Author : Constantine Athanasius Trypanis,Sophocles
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 25 July 1986
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With so many translations of Sophocles' Theban plays available, another might seem superfluous. However, a translation by Professor Trypanis, who is not only a distinguished Classical scholar but also a much admired poet, is an event to be welcomed by both students of the Classics and lovers of literature and the stage. These translations were originally commissioned by the BBC and have been broadcast and acted on stage several times on both sides of the Atlantic. Professor Trypanis has written

The Three Theban Plays

The Three Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 22 August 2016
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Sophocles is one of three ancient & medieval Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first classical & medieval drama & plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or relatively close to those of Euripides. Sophocles wrote 120 classical & medieval plays during the course of his lifetime, but only seven have survived in a complete form. Three of those seven surviving drama & plays make up The Three Theban Plays and are found in this anthology volume ; Oedipus the King, Oedipus

The Three Theban Plays Antigone Oedipus the King Oedipus at Colonus

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  • Author : By Sophocles
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 21 November 2016
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BOOK ONE:Antigone is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC.It is the third of the three Theban plays but was the first written, chronologically. The play expands on the Theban legend that predated it and picks up where Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes ends.BOOK TWOOedipus 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

Theban Plays

Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles,Peter Meineck,Paul Woodruff
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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This powerful new rendering of the plays of the Theban cycle includes, in addition to the translators' celebrated Oedipus Tyrannus, annotated new translations of Antigone and Oedipus at Colonus. Peter Meineck is Producing Artistic Director of The Aquila Theatre Co, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Ancient Studies, New York University and teacher of Greek Drama at the Tisch School for the Arts.

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  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 August 2020
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A collection of all three of Sophocles' three Theban plays, Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. Each work was part of a tetralogy, a composition made up of four distinct works. The other three works of each tetralogy are now lost. Although these are published under a single cover, they are not a trilogy and do not contain a continuous narrative. The three plays were written for different festivals, sometimes years apart. Nonetheless, the three plays cover the fate

The Theban Plays

The Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Dover Publications
  • Release : 23 June 2006
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The stirring tale of a legendary royal family's fall and ultimate redemption, the Theban trilogy endures as the crowning achievement of Greek drama. Sophocles' three-play cycle, chronicling Oedipus's search for the truth and its tragic results, remains essential reading for English and classical studies majors as well as for all students of Western civilization. Oedipus Rex unfolds amid a city in the relentless grip of a plague. When an oracle proclaims that only an act of vengeance will lift the

The Three Theban Plays

The Three Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 15 July 2016
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The Theban Trilogy is comprised of Sophocles' plays Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone - together these tell the tragic story of Oedipus the king of Thebes, and his daughter Antigone. Oedipus the King (in Latin Oedipus Rex) sees the youthful Oedipus consults the Oracle at Delphi, wherein it tells him he will "Mate with [his] own mother, and shed/With [his] own hands the blood of [his] own sire". Terrified of this prophecy, he flees those he

The Three Theban Plays

The Three Theban Plays
  • Author : Sophocles
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 28 December 2015
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The Three Theban Plays Oedipus the King Oedipus at Colonus Antigone Sophocles Translation by F. Storr Sophocles (c. 497/6 - winter 406/5 BC) is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. Sophocles wrote 120 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax, Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes