Can You Solve the Sphinx’s Other Riddle?


One of the most celebrated tragedies of ancient Greece was Oedipus Rex, Sophocles’ play about the Theban king who unwittingly killed his father and married his mother. In order to become King of Thebes, Oedipus had had to solve a famous riddle – or should that be riddles? Oedipus was born to King Laius and Queen …

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