Abae Place north of Thebes where an oracle
of Apollo presided.
Apollo God of music, poetry, prophecy
and medicine in Greek and Roman mythology.
In this play, he is important as the source of
the prophecies of the oracle.
Ares Greek god of war.
Artemis Goddess of the moon, wild animals
and hunting in Greek mythology. She is
Apollo's twin sister.
Athena Goddess of wisdom and warfare.
Bacchus God of wine and fertility. Also
Cithaeron Mountain range between
Thebes and Corinth. Here, the place where
Oedipus was abandoned.
Corinth Ancient city in Greece located in
the northeast Peloponnesus, west of central
Greece. A city noted for its luxury and the
home of Oedipus after his adoption.
Delphi A town in ancient Phocis, on the
slopes of Mount Parnassus; seat of the famous
oracle of Apollo.
Oracle Among the ancient Greeks and
Romans, the place where or the medium by
which deities were consulted.
Dionysus God of wine and revelry. Also
Dorian A native of Doris, a member of one
of the four main peoples of ancient Greece.
Here, the term describes Oedipus. adoptive
Hermes God who is herald and messenger
of the other gods.
Olympus Highest mountain in Greece and
thought to be the home of the gods.
Pan God of fields, forests, wild animals
Parnassus Mountain in central Greece,
sacred to Apollo.
Phocis Region in central Greece where the
roads from Delphi and Daulia meet. The place
where Oedipus killed Laius.
Sphinx a winged monster with a lion's
body and the head and breasts of a woman.
Here, the monster plagued Thebes by devouring
anyone who could not answer her riddle.
Thebes Principal city of ancient Boeotia, in
eastern central Greece and the location of the
Zeus Chief deity of Greek mythology, son
of Chronus and Rhea and husband of Hera.
OEDIPUS REX by Sophocles
April 1-10, 2005
"Open house" lecture about Sophocles, Oedipus, Greek mythology and more.
Featuring the Stage Director of Oedipus Rex Anatoly Anohin, Set Designer Timaree McCormick, Lillian Corti "Blindness, Sight, and Psycoanalysis in Oedipus" of the UAF English Department and Dr.
Joseph Thompson "Oedipus Rex and the Oracle at Delphi" of the UAF Philosophy & Humanities
Department. Monday, March 28, 5:30pm in the Lee H. Salisbury Theatre Free Admission & will be available on-line via streaming audio and video! Check back here for details.OEDIPUS REX in the Lee H. Salsibury Theatre
Friday, April 1 @ 8:15pm
Saturday, April 2 @ 8:15pm
Sunday, April 3 @ 2:00pm followed by a Q&A with the director and cast!