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Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 222–43

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2009

Alan S. Henry
Affiliation:
University of New England

Abstract

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Review Article
Copyright
Copyright © The Classical Association 1969

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References

page 125 note 1 See Tanner, R. G.C.R. lxxx (1966), 259261.Google Scholar

page 125 note 2 C.R. lxxii (1958), 201204.Google Scholar

page 125 note 3 The other objection (230–2), viz. the possibility that the murderer may be a foreigner (living in Thebes, of course), is introduced solely for the purpose of dramatic irony. Oedipus himself is the (seeming) ‘alien from an alien land’. Cf. 449–54.

page 125 note 4 In his postscript, art. cit. p. 261.

page 126 note 1 For μήτε … τινε = cf. Plato, Phaedo 57 a καὶ γὰρ οὔτε τῶν πολιτῶν Φλειασίων οὐδεὶς πάνυ τι ἐπιχωριάζει τἐ νῦν Ἀθήναζε οὔτε τις ξένος ἀφῖκται κτλ. where οὔτε τις ξένος = οὔτε ξένος οὐδείς.