Classics 10 Quiz Review Oedipus-Agenor Cadmus Labdacus Laius Oedipus Jocasta-Oedipus + Jocasta children: boys: Eteocles, Polynices; girls; Antigone, Ismene-Oedipus’s parents: Polybus + Merope-Mt. Cithaeron is the Theben background and Oedipus’s birthplace-Corinth: grew up-The prophet (Teiresias) archtype-old and wise-Zeus Apollo Teiresias-blind = wise-non-political figure-long term/eternal focus-objective advice-Delphi: oracle, temple of Apollo (Phoebus, Pythian, Healer, Delian)-Free will vs. determinism-some control, some fate double causation -by trying to avoid fate, he makes it happen fate is inevitable-hubris: pride; nemesis: retribution punishment of pride
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course CLA 10 taught by Professor Traill during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.