oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - The Sophoklean Oidipus and its antecedents

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141



States Oidipus, as almost every Greek myth, is a very complex structure - the collective achievement through the centuries, of people, and of poet, and of plastic artist, all adding motifs to the Oidipus edifice and thus raising it to its majestic structure. Presents with a mere catalogue of viewpoints on Oidipus mythology. Relates the first introduction to Oidipus in literature is found in the Iliad and in Hesiod, later in the Nekyia.

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