Oedipus Rex is a tragedy penned by the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles. The play is a weave of greek myths, state politics and familial conflicts. the play contains themes like fate, freedom and authority. First performed in 429 BC, the play has performed the test of time and is still performed across the world. The characters and their mannerisms have also been the basis of major psychological studies. The play has also been adapted to suit the large screen.
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