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THE OEDIPUS TYRANNUS: A RECORD BY L. SPEED AND F. R. PRYOR OF THE PERFORMANCE IN NOVEMBER 1887

By: Francis R. Pryor, Lancelot Speed, Sophocles

Price: $169.20

Publisher: Cambridge, MacMillan & Bowes: [1888]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35946

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Mono-color engravings; 63 pages; The Oedipus Tyrannus: A Record by L. Speed and F. R. Pryor of the Performance in November 1887Author: Francis R. Pryor, Lancelot Speed, Sophocles - Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. According to the Suda, a 10th-century encyclopedia, Sophocles wrote 123 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax, Antigone, The Women of Trachis, Oedipus the King, Electra, ... View more info