Oedipus Rex (Part 1)

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  • Priest / Oedipus [1st Panel]
  • Creon / Oedipus [2nd Panel]
  • Teiresius / Boy / Oedipus [3rd Panel]
  • A blight is on our harvest in the fields, / [...] and all around / Armed with his blazing torch the God of Plague / Has swooped down upon us Pg. 2 ; Lines 31-34
  • Teiresias / Boy / Oedipus [4th Panel]
  • Lord Phoebus orders us instantly eliminate / A dreadful pollution that infests the land, / [...] What must we do? / Banishment, or the shedding of blood for blood Pg. 102-106
  • Oedipus / Jocasta [5th Panel]
  • You are the man, / The accursed polluter of this land. Pg. 11 ; Lines 363-364
  • Oedipus / Jocasta [6th Panel]
  • [...] of his children, who live in his home, / He shall be proved brother and father, / Of his mother who bore him son and husband both, / Co-partner, and assassin of his own father. Pg. 14 ; Lines 473-476
  • An oracle / [...] came to Laius [...] / declaring he was doomed / To perish by the hand of his own son, / [...] Laius was not slain by his own son, / As was the prophet's horoscope, O king, / Do not listen to oracles. Pg. 21 ; Lines 717-735
  • [...] he prophesized, / Woes, lamentations, mourning, portents dire: / That I should defile my mother's bed / And raise up seed too loathsome to behold, / And slay the father from whose loins I sprang. Pg. 23-25 ; Lines 804-808
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