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Oedipus at Colonus | Study Guide

Sophocles

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Overview

Author

Sophocles

First Performed

401 BCE

Type

Play

Genre

Tragedy

About the Title

In their wanderings, exiled former king Oedipus and his daughter arrive at the town of Colonus just outside Athens. Oedipus realizes he has found the spot where the gods have decreed he will die.

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