Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

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  • Once upon a time, a the king and queen of Thebes had a child. Everything was all good until the oracle came and told them a prophesy of their newborn made by the god Apollo. After they were told the prophesy they hired someone to kill the baby.
  • The man could not kill the baby so he gave it to a shepard. The shepard took it to his own king and queen. 20 years go by and the newborn named Oedipus is all grown. He learns about the prophesy about him. To keep it from not happening he went on a journey,
  • On his way to the kingdom of Thebes he came across someone on the way. They had an argument and had a altercation. In the end, he won and killed him.
  • After he won the riddle by the sphinx riddle, they had a celebration for freeing the curse on the kingdom. The only way they could think of repaying him was to give him the throe, but the only way was to marry the former queen. So he did.
  • 20 years after he had four children, but their was another problem. A plague started to occur in his kingdom. Since the oracle helped him out last time he asked him for some advice. he said to find the killer of the last king.
  • He started to ask people and soon found out the king was killed weeks before he had came the kingdom of thebes. He  also started remembering the prophesy and started putting two and two together. In the end the prophesy did come true. The queen killed herself and he gouged his eyes out and left the kingdom.
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