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Journal: Classical Antiquity
Classical Antiquity (2018) 37 (1): 108–150.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Laurialan Reitzammer This paper examines the appearance of theôria (sacred sightseeing) as metaphor in Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus. Once Oedipus arrives in Colonus, the local site on the outskirts of Athens becomes, in effect, theoric space, as travelers converge upon the site, drawn...