Oedipus Tyrannos

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mseibel
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Oedipus Tyrannos
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2010-02-22 22:17:24
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  1. Nous
    mind
  2. polis
    city-state (not the Wild, Olympus)
  3. Eudaimonia
    happiness, state of mind
  4. Delphi
    place where Oedipus killed his father
  5. Hamartia
    mistake, not flaw
  6. Pythia
    oracle of Delphi
  7. Myth
    short legendary story
  8. Tyrant
    Ruler who uses his/her power oppressively or unjustly
  9. Eleutheria
    liberty, freedom
  10. Oracle
    a person serving as a agency of divine communciation
  11. Mantike Techne
    art of divination
  12. Oedipus
    king and main character of story, who killed his father
  13. Jocasta
    mother and wife of Oedipus

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