History Creator / Sophocles

19th Mar '18 1:06:26 PM Eievie
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* # ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''
* # ''Theatre/OedipusAtColonus''
* # ''Theatre/{{Antigone}}''

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* # ## ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''
* # ## ''Theatre/OedipusAtColonus''
* # ## ''Theatre/{{Antigone}}''
19th Mar '18 1:05:59 PM Eievie
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* ''Theatre/{{Antigone}}''



* ''Theatre/OedipusAtColonus'', the sequel to ''Oedipus the King''.
* ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''

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* ''Theatre/OedipusAtColonus'', the sequel to ''Oedipus the King''.
* ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''
''Oedipus'' trilogy
*# ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''
*# ''Theatre/OedipusAtColonus''
*# ''Theatre/{{Antigone}}''
2nd Nov '17 6:15:37 PM dlchen145
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Sophocles is one of the three Greek tragedians whose work has survived to the present day (the others being Creator/{{Aeschylus}} and Creator/{{Euripides}}). His best-known work is the play ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''.

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Sophocles (497/6 406/5 BC) is one of the three Greek tragedians whose work has survived to the present day (the others being Creator/{{Aeschylus}} and Creator/{{Euripides}}). His best-known work is the play ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''.
12th Jun '16 6:32:58 PM PaulA
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* DrivenToSuicide: Ajax, Antigone, Deianeira.
12th Jun '16 6:29:20 PM PaulA
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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: ''Oedipus the King''



* DrivenToSuicide: Ajax, Antigone, Jocasta, Deianeira.

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* DrivenToSuicide: Ajax, Antigone, Jocasta, Deianeira.



* SelfFulfillingProphecy: Trying to prevent the prophecy that their son will kill his father and marry his mother, Laios and Jocasta order that he be abandoned in the wild. But the baby is saved, and he not knowing his parents (nor they knowing him) is, of course, the set-up that makes the prophecy actually come true.
** It's worse than that. Oedipus, unaware that he is adopted, visits an oracle and is told that he will kill his father. He immediately flees from his parents so that he can't possibly kill his (adopted) father... and runs into Laios on the road where they get into a fight...
* YouCantFightFate: The measures Oedipus' parents take to prevent the prophecy from coming true are in vain.
2nd Jun '16 1:15:37 PM Morgenthaler
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** MamasBabyPapasMaybe: There's a play called ''Creusa'', and the only Creusa known in Myth/ClassicalMythology is from {{Euripides}}' ''Ion''.

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** MamasBabyPapasMaybe: There's a play called ''Creusa'', and the only Creusa known in Myth/ClassicalMythology is from {{Euripides}}' Creator/{{Euripides}}' ''Ion''.
4th May '15 11:19:10 AM nombretomado
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** MamasBabyPapasMaybe: There's a play called ''Creusa'', and the only Creusa known in ClassicalMythology is from {{Euripides}}' ''Ion''.

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** MamasBabyPapasMaybe: There's a play called ''Creusa'', and the only Creusa known in ClassicalMythology Myth/ClassicalMythology is from {{Euripides}}' ''Ion''.
22nd Nov '13 11:15:00 AM LordGro
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* ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''



* BecauseDestinySaysSo: ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''

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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: ''Theatre/OedipusTheKing''''Oedipus the King''



* RummageSaleReject: According to {{Aristophanes}}, the hoopoe costume in the lost play ''Tereus'' was ridiculous.

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* RummageSaleReject: According to {{Aristophanes}}, Creator/{{Aristophanes}}'s comedy ''Theatre/TheBirds'', the hoopoe costume in the lost play ''Tereus'' was ridiculous.
8th Sep '13 11:35:42 AM ZarbiNerada
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** [[HeWhoFightsMonsters She Who Fights Monsters]]: Procne in ''Tereus''.
21st Mar '13 10:59:56 PM The_Mess
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** It's worse than that. Oedipus, unaware that he is adopted, visits an oracle and is told that he will kill his father. He immediately flees from his parents so that he can't possibly kill his (adopted) father... and runs into Laios on the road where they get into a fight...
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