Oedipus Rex Past

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  • Oedipus is Born
  • Jocasta is given a Prophecy
  • Oedipus is Adopted
  • Oedipus is born a prince to Jocasta and King Laius.
  • Oedipus is given a Prophecy
  • Jocasta hears a prophecy that her child will kill her husband. She calls upon a Shepherd to kill the baby.
  • Oedipus kills King Laius
  • The Shepherd takes the baby and gives it to Polybus of Corinth. Oedipus is now prince of Corinth.
  • Oedipus solves the Riddle of the Sphinx
  • Oedipus is given a prophecy that states he will kill his father and sleep with his mother. He leaves Corinth forever in hopes of avoiding the prophecy.
  • At a crossroads, Oedipus and Laius have a disagreement and Oedipus kills the King.
  • Oedipus solves the riddle of the sphinx to save the city of Thebes.
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