RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 9685728 LA Translated from the Classical Greek. T1 The three Theban plays A1 Sophocles., Fagles, Robert., Knox, Bernard,, PB Penguin Books PP Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England; New York, N.Y. YR 1984 SN 0140444254 9780140444254 AB Aristotle called "Oedipus The King," the second-written of the three Theban plays written by Sophocles, the masterpiece of the whole of Greek theater. Today, nearly 2,500 years after Sophocles wrote, scholars and audiences still consider it one of the most powerful dramatic works ever made. Freud sure did. The three plays--"Antigone," "Oedipus the King," and "Oedipus at Colonus"--are not strictly a trilogy, but all are based on the Theban myths that were old even in Sophocles' time. This particular edition was rendered by Robert Fagles, perhaps the best translator of the Greek classics into English.