~ 2000 BC

Solved the mystery of the Sphinx, and became the King of Thebes. Then struck with tragedy.

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Terrible Prophecy  in  The Story of the Greeks  by  H. A. Guerber

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After a few moment's deep thought, Oedipus answered.
 in The Story of the Greeks

Oedipus at Colonus
 in Greatest Nations - Greece

Oedipus and Antigone
 in Historical Tales: Greek