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Zeitschrift für antike Literatur und ihre Rezeption / A Journal for Ancient Literature and its Reception

Ed. by Föllinger, Sabine / Fuhrer, Therese / Reinhardt, Tobias / Stenger, Jan / Vöhler, Martin

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Volume 153, Issue 1


The ending of Sophocles’ Oedipus rex

Patrick J. Finglass
Published Online: 2009-09-25 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1524/phil.2009.0004


This article defends the authenticity of lines 1424–1523 of Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex in the face of a recent attack, and establishes that doubts about this section were first raised at the beginning of the eighteenth century.

Keywords: Sophocles; Oedipus Rex; Roger Dawe; interpolation; history of scholarship

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Published Online: 2009-09-25

Published in Print: 2009-07-01

Citation Information: Philologus, Volume 153, Issue 1, Pages 42–62, ISSN (Print) 0031-7985, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1524/phil.2009.0004.

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