The Death of the King
Assignment: Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles and selections from The Golden Bough
Selections from The Golden Bough can be found by clicking here. (Please read Chapters 24 and 25.)
You may also download a PDF version of the selected chapters by clicking this link The Golden Bough – excerpt
*If you are interested in Frazer’s work or want more background information on how mythology has impacted the formations of kings and queens, feel free to read the following chapters: 1, 2, 6, 8, 13, 14, and 17.