What is the order of the Theban Plays?
Likewise, what is the order of the Oedipus trilogy?
The three plays collected in this volume, in order of writing, are Antigone (c 442 BC), Oedipus the King (c. 429 BC) and Oedipus at Colonus (c. 405 BC). In terms of the story's internal timeline, the order is Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone.
Furthermore, when was the three thebans written? The Theban Plays. Plays set in Thebes during the thirteenth century bce; written in Greek in the early 400s bce—Antigone c. 442 bce (or, some argue, the 430s bce), Oedipus the King probably 10 to 15 years later, and Oedipus at Colonus c, 405 bce.
Also to know is, what are the names of the three Oedipus Plays?
The Theban plays consist of three plays: Oedipus Rex (also called Oedipus Tyrannus or Oedipus the King), Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone. All three plays concern the fate of Thebes during and after the reign of King Oedipus.
What is considered Sophocles greatest work?
Of Sophocles' more than 120 plays, only seven have survived in their entirety. Of these, Oedipus the King is generally considered his greatest work. A masterful work of plot and suspense, Oedipus the King is often heralded as a "perfectly structured" play.