Essay Archive - King Oedpius: Oedpius A Person of Great Importance
King Oedpius: Oedpius A Person of Great Importance
"It was you, we remember, a newcomer to Cadmus' town, that broke
our bondage to the vile Enchantress. With no foreknowledge or hint that we
could give, But, as we truly believe, with the help of God, You gave us
back our life. Now, Oedipus great and glorious, we seek your help again."
King Oedipus, the greatest and noblest of all men, is once again being
called upon by the Thebans to save the polis from disaster. The Chorus
holds Oedipus as the object of universal adoration, but is he really the
greatest Theban kin....