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      Oedipus Rex by Sophocles theatrical performance in Athína


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      April 15, 2020

      Wednesday   8:00 PM - 9:30 PM (weekly on Wednesdays and Sundays for 1 times)

      34 Kastorias
      Athína, Attiki

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      Oedipus Rex by Sophocles theatrical performance

      A unique experience of Ancient Theater in the center of Athens , the city where drama was born. The play “Oedipus Rex” by Sophocles, a script of 5th century BC with English and French subtitles, with classical approach. It will take place every Wednesday from 15th of April to end of September at the cultural center of "Athinais"at Votanikos area.
      After Oedipus was born, his father, King Laius of Thebes, learned from an oracle that he, Laius, was doomed to perish by the hand of his own son, and so ordered his wife Jocasta to kill the infant. But faith decided differently.
      Oedipus Rex is long considered the greatest Greek tragedy and hailed by Aristotle as the tragedy par excellence. It remains a model of what tragedy should be; deftly plotted and perfectly executed, it has a sympathetic protagonist, a crushing climax, inspirational poetry, and a wealth of meaningful themes. The play remains on the very short list of exceptionally and undeniably great world literature masterpieces that are taught all over the world.

      Categories: University & Alumni | Performing Arts

      This event repeats weekly on Wednesdays and Sundays for 1 times:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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