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Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
is assigned by Athenaeus xi.14, pp.
465ff., also on the authority of the author of the
. And having come with Antigone to Colonus in Attica, where is the
precinct of the Eumenides, he sat down there as a suppliant, was kindly received by
Theseus, and died not long afterwards.Th, are the subject of Sophocles's noble
tragedy, Oedipus Coloneus. As to the sanctuary of the Eumenides, see that
play, Soph. OC 36ff. The knoll of Colonus is situated over a mile from Athens, and it is doubtful whether the poet intended
to place the death and burial of Oedipus at Colonus or at Athens itself,l of Oedipus at Colonus or at Athens itself,
where in later times the grave of Oedipus was shown in a precinct of the Eumenides,
between the Acropolis and the Areopagus （Paus.
1.28.7）. See Frazer, notes on Paus. i.28.7, i.30.2, vol. ii. pp.
366ff., 393ff.; R. C Jebb on Soph. OC pp. xxx.ff.