The stirring tale of a legendary royal familys fall and ultimate redemption the theban trilogy endures as the crowning achievement of greek drama sophocles 3 play cycle chronicling oedipuss 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. The three theban plays oedipus the king oedipus at colonus antigone by sophocles translation by f storr to laius king of thebes an oracle foretold that the child born to him by his queen jocasta would slay his father and wed his mother. The theban plays oedipus rex oedipus at colonus and antigone dover thrift editions sophocles sir george young on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the stirring tale of a legendary royal familys fall and ultimate redemption the theban trilogy endures as the crowning achievement of greek drama sophocles three play cycle. In oedipus at colonus sophocles dramatizes the end of the tragic heros life and his mythic significance for athensduring the course of the play oedipus undergoes a transformation from an abject beggar banished from his city because of his sins into a figure of immense power capable of extending or withholding divine blessings
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