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The three theban plays antigone antigone by sophocles translated by robert fagles 1985 - duration: fate, family, and oedipus rex. Sophocles 496 bc-406 bc greek playwright and poet wrote tragedies wrote theban plays (the oedipus cycle) concern the fate of thebes during and after the reign. Three theban plays student sample and teacher sample sophocles home classical studies the three theban plays by sophocles set fate, free will, the quest.
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