The Three Greek Tragedies - and they have four children 8.

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The Three Greek Tragedies "Oedipus Rex" 1. Mother takes baby to get its future read by the Sun God, Apollo 2. Apollo predicts that the baby will kill his father and marry his mother 3. She leaves the baby to die on the hill, but a peasant picks the baby up and brings him to the King and Queen of Corinth who happen to want a baby 4. When Oedipus is almost twenty, he goes to Apollo to hear his future (hears same prophecy) 5. Oedipus leaves Corinth (so he doesn't kill the king and queen of Corinth, and "road races" away and hits another man in a chariot and kills him 6. This man was the true father who had been going to Apollo to see how to stop the plague in his town of Thebes 7. Oedipus solves a riddle that stops the plague. The Queen (real mom) marries him
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Unformatted text preview: and they have four children 8. "Antigone" 1. Asks king to bury brother, 2. King puts her in cave and she kills herself 2. His son asks his father about Antigone because he was going to ,marry her. Son goes to cave and sees Antigone dead. He kills himself 3. Creon decides to go to cave and see's son is dead; carries dead son to his mother; she kills herself "Medea" 1. Medea kills her brother to help Jason who she loves. Jason marries her. They have two sons 2. Jason dumps Medea for a Princess so he can be king 3. Medea kills princess and king with a flaming cloth and thinks that isn't enough, so she kills children too to get revenge on Jason 4. A...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course HUMANITIES 2210 taught by Professor Prof.conniejordan during the Fall '11 term at University of Central Florida.

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