The Oedipus Trilogy — Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
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Disregard for messages from the oracles and gods doesn’t turn out well for characters in Greek stories, and Oedipus is no exception. Encompassing murder and betrayal, incest and patricide, this set of three plays follows the life of a man doomed to suffer from birth. Sophocles wrote these classic Greek tragedies in fifth century BCE. This English translation, by F. Storr, was first published in 1912.