Oedipus rex


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  • Oedipus saves Thebes from Sphinx
  • Oedipus questions why no one questioned the king's death
  • Tiresias tells Oedipus to stop nosing around
  • "It was some god in you to set us Free." Priest to Oedipus
  • Oedipus learns of his past
  • "The Riddling sphinx's song made us deaf to all mysteries but her own" Creon to Oedipus
  • Oedipus gouges his eyes out
  • "This day will bring your birth and your destruction." Tiresias to Oedipus
  • Oedipus leaves Thebes
  • "Ah God, it is true! The Prophecies, all true!" Oedipus to Messenger
  • What good were eyes to me? Oedipus to Iocaste
  • "Take me away, far, far from Thebes." Oedipus to self
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