Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

noun
a tragedy (c430 b.c.) by Sophocles.
Also called Oedipus Tyrannus [ti-ran-uhs] .
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Oedipus Rex [(ed-uh-puhs, ee-duh-puhs reks)]

A tragedy by Sophocles that dramatizes the fall of Oedipus. (See underMythology and Folklore.”)

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