Oedipus the King by Sophocles

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Oedipus the King is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed c. 429 BC. It was the second of Sophocles's three Theban plays to be produced, but it comes first in the internal chronology, followed by Oedipus at Colonus and then Antigone. Over the centuries, it has come to be regarded by many as the Greek tragedy par excellence.

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  1. - 9th on Top 100 World Literature Titles (Perfection Learning)
  2. - 11th on 100 Essential Books (Bravo! Magazine)
  3. - 17th on The 16 Greatest Books of All Time (NYU Local)
  4. - 22nd on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  5. - 32nd on Pour une Bibliothèque Idéale (Raymond Queneau)
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  15. - Great Books of the Western World (Great Books Foundation)
  16. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  17. - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)

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