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Oedipus was the son of Lauis and Jocasta, king and queen of Thebes.

OEDIPUS

Daniel HalesFresman English"The Royal House Of Thebes

Destined to kill his father and marry his mother

•"Ah! my poor children, known, ah, known too well,The quest that brings you hither and your need.Ye sicken all, well wot I, yet my pain,How great soever yours, outtops it all."- Sophocles, Oedipus Rex

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"What walks on four feet in the morning, two in the afternoon and three at night?". Oedipus answers: "Man; as an infant, he crawls on all fours, as an adult, he walks on two legs and, in old age, he relies on a walking stick".

In traveling to Thebes, Oedipus encounters the sphinx, who does not let anyone pass unless the answer the riddle correctly


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