Symbology of Oedipus Rex – The immortals – The great characters of Greek tragedy

Oedipus is a symbol of human intelligence, striving towards the truth. But it is also a symbol, for the ancient Greeks, of the h├Żbris, that is the arrogance of those who do not accept their own limits. Simbology and summary of Oedipus Rex, a tragedy by Sophocles, an ancient Greek playwright born in Colonus in 496 BC and died in Athens in 406 BC.



Comments are closed.