The Oedipus Myth

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  • ...He will also push the plow with your wife...
  • Laius, you will die by the hand of your own son.
  • Oh thats a little graphic
  • (Thinking): I'll be back for you momma ;)
  • I've got him
  • We'll will make him ours in Corinth
  • Be gone cursed child!
  • you tried my patience, now you must die!
  • THEBES ------>
  • "A prophecy informs Lauis, King of Thebes, and his wife Jocasta that their son will grow up to kill his father and marry his mother."
  • I have guessed the riddle of that beastly Sphinx
  • Now you can claim the throne and my heart
  • "Horrified, they sent the infant off to be destroyed, but he is instead save and adopted by a couple from Corinth."
  • What have I done? It is too late. The curse has already taken its toll.
  • I have a feeling i'll be back here.
  • "At a crossroad, Oedipus quarrels with and kills a stranger on the road to Thebes."
  • Polyneices, Eteocles, your sisters and I must leave town. You two will share the throne.
  • You are always foolish Antigone, dont worry about the future
  • Race you to the throne!
  • "The sphinx refuses to abandon its hold on the city until someone can solve the riddle. Oedipus does so...The recently widowed Queen marries him, and he becomes King."
  • "Years later, Oedipus discovers that the man he killed was his birth father, the Theban king, and that the Queen was his mother. Filled with horror, Oedipus blinds himself, and Jocasta comits suicide."
  • "Oedipus goes to live in exile with his daughters, Antigone will return after his death. While earlier, his sons Polyneices and Eteocles decided to share the throne."
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