One day, Oedipus goes to the Oracle of Delphi to find out who his real parents are. And tell it out in all the streets of Thebes, And tell your trusty friends, what benefactions King Oedipus has bestowed upon his sons.
They raise the child as their own, naming the child Oedipus which means swollen foot.
Oh, wait, except for the fact that he just unknowingly married his mother. Thebes is saved but at a cost. Oedipus then pleads his case that his wicked deeds were done unwittingly for has he says: Then supposedly Oedipus dies in battle.
They name him Oedipus , which means "swollen ankles," because of the way the pins in his ankles have swollen them. To be continued! Are you come at last?
My poor unhappy father! Eventually Oedipus gave the proper answer: For it declares that what makes a son is not simply biological gender but right behavior. Where are then? Several years and several children later Oedipus and Jocasta figure out the truth of everything with the unwilling help of Tiresias , the seer. Where he shall house you; in the name of the Goddesses Whose ground we stand on; in the name of the Lord of Destruction Who flung you into mortal strife.
This leaves it to the daughters to carry out the filial duty in the place of the sons. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed.
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That was the responsibility of sons. IBID, pp.