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Oedipus at Colonus

Sophocles (495-406 BC)

1. 1 - Part 1
2. 2 - Part 2

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This is the second installment in Sophocles's Theban Plays that chronicles the tragic fates of Oedipus and his family. After fulfilling the prophecy that predicted he would kill his father and marry his mother, Oedipus blinds himself and leaves Thebes, to wander in the wilderness accompanied by his daughters Antigone and Ismene.