Classics - The Oedipus Myth

University College Dublin


Course Name Classics - The Oedipus Myth
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code GRC30080
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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The module presupposes some knowledge of the social and theatrical context of Greek tragedy, e.g. from taking the module GRC20040 Greek Tragedy.

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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2

GRC30080 The Oedipus Myth
Academic Year 2019/2020

This module studies the myth of the family of Oedipus from Homer to 400 B.C., with particular reference to five tragedies: Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes; Sophocles' An...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Indicative Module Content:
1. Introduction
2. Early versions of the Oedipus story
3. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (Eteocles and the women)
4. Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes (shield scene)
5. Sophocles, Antigone (Creon)

Number of Credits 5
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