The Three Theban Plays by Sophocles - Memoria Press

Grades 9+



Three Theban Plays Student Sample and Teacher Sample

Sophocles, “famous for wisdom,” won the playwright competition at the Festival of Dionysus many times. Here is the story of Oedipus, fated to unknowingly kill his father and marry his mother. This is the great myth, influencing all subsequent literature. Fate, free will, the quest for knowledge and truth—the glory and downfall of Western civilizatio.

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