Oedipus at Colonus

Author: Sophocles  | Date: 425 BC

Characters in the Play


his daughters:



A Man of Colonus

Theseus, King of Athens

Creon, of Thebes

Polyneices, the elder son of Oedipus

A Messenger

Chorus of Elders of Colonus


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Chicago: Sophocles, "Characters in the Play," Oedipus at Colonus, trans. R. C. Jebb Original Sources, accessed June 18, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=YZVUBNX3JFDKBAV.

MLA: Sophocles. "Characters in the Play." Oedipus at Colonus, translted by R. C. Jebb, Original Sources. 18 Jun. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=YZVUBNX3JFDKBAV.

Harvard: Sophocles, 'Characters in the Play' in Oedipus at Colonus, trans. . Original Sources, retrieved 18 June 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=YZVUBNX3JFDKBAV.