The Third Stasimon of the Oedipus Tyrannos

@article{Sansone1975TheTS,
  title={The Third Stasimon of the Oedipus Tyrannos},
  author={D. Sansone},
  journal={Classical Philology},
  year={1975},
  volume={70},
  pages={110 - 117}
}
  • D. Sansone
  • Published 1975
  • History
  • Classical Philology
TflHE usual view of the brief ode which serves as the third stasimon (10861109) of Sophocles' Oedipus is summed up by Webster's description of it as one of the "cheerful choruses." 1 Its sole function in the drama, standing as it does just before the scene in which the horrible revelations concerning Oedipus' birth are made, is "to make the depth of the fall more appalling,"2 and in accounts of the play this lyric passage generally receives scant attention.3 Nor does it call attention to itself… Expand
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THE VICTORY ODE IN THE THEATRE
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