Artwork for Episode 30: Two Legs in the Afternoon (Sophocles' Oedipus the King)
Literature and History

Episode 30: Two Legs in the Afternoon (Sophocles' Oedipus the King): Sophocles’ Theban Plays, 1 of 3. Oedipus the King is one of literature’s great stories. It’s also a haunting window into the fears of war torn Athens in 429 BCE.