The Oedipus Tyrannus
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Published by Univ. press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementof Sophocles; tr. by J.T. Sheppard.
ContributionsSheppard, John Tresidder, 1881-
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16556106M

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