Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

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  • The oracle told the King and Queen that one day their son, (Oedipus) will kill his father and marry his mother 
  • The king and queen gave Oedipus to a shepherd to die and the shepherd gave the baby to a childless king and queen of Corinth
  • 0edipus kills the king on the way to Thebes
  • Oedipus kills the Monster Spinx and saves Thebes.  
  • Oedipus arrives at Thebes and hears that their King had been killed recently. So he married their widowed queen and had four children with her
  • Oedipus realized that the queen he married was his mother and that he killed the king, which was his father. After discovering this news Jocasta killed herself and Oedipus gouged out his eyes.
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