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  • Laius talked with a prophet and the prophet told Laius that his fate will be from his first born child murdering him.
  • Laius and Jocasta give the baby to a servant to bring to a top of a mountain with his hands tied to his ankles. and left to die
  • The servant named the baby Oedipus which means "Swollen Foot" in Greek, and the servant gave Oedipus to a messenger, and the messenger gave Oedipus to Polybus and Merpoe, and they where the people who acted like his real parents and raised him.
  • A Plague breaks out on the city of Thebes, and the gods told Creon that the only way to fix it is to kill the person who murdered Laius.
  • Tiresias tells Oedipus is not from the family he thinks that he is born from, and Oedipus is mad at him for even saying that he killed Laius.
  • Oedipus finds out that Liaus is his true father and Jocasta is his real mother, and Oedipus finds Jocasta hung from her bedroom sealing and Oedipus is so upset that he takes Jocasta's Broach and scratches his own eyes out.
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