OEDIPUS O King Apollo! may his joyous looks. Be presage of the joyous news he brings! PRIEST As I surmise, 'tis welcome; else his head. Had scarce been. Oedipus the King. Sophocles. Translated by Robert Fagles. FOCUS A terrible plague has struck the city of Thebes. Plants, animals, and people are dying in. Oedipus the King Sophocles Translated by David Grene CHARACTERS OEDIPUS, King of Thebes JOCASTA, His Wife CREON, His Brother-in-Law TEIRESIAS.
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Oedipus the King. Sophocles (c. BCE). This translation, which has been prepared by Ian Johnston of. Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC, is in the. Oedipus Rex. SOPHOCLES. TRANSLATED BY DUDLEY FITTS AND ROBERT FITZGERALD. CHARACTERS. OEDIPUS,. King of Thebes, supposed son of. Sphinx and the grateful Thebans made their deliverer king. . OEDIPUS. O King Apollo! may his joyous looks. Be presage of the joyous news he brings!.
Had you had eyes I would have said alone you murdered him. I have a deadly fear that the old seer had eyes. Once on a time Loxias said that I should lie with my own mother and take on my hands the blood of my own father. Structuring an essay - University of Reading. But now, since after all was finished, I became a citizen among you, citizens— now I proclaim to all the men of Thebes: Perhaps a little pain too. Why has the queen gone, Oedipus, in wild grief rushing from us?