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Sphinx - Wikipedia

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A sphinx is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the .... Oedipus solved the riddle by answering: Man—who crawls on all fours as a baby, then walks on two feet as an adult, and ...

What was the answer to the riddle of the Sphinx that Oedipus solved?

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Dec 27, 2001 ... The riddle {was;'What} is the creature that walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon and three in the evening?' The hero Oedipus ...

The riddle of the Sphinx

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An important element in Sophocles, Oedipus the King is the Sphinx and her riddle. To be sure, the content of the riddle is never specified in the play. There are ...

The Riddle of the Sphinx - Angelfire

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The road to the city was blocked by a monster called the Sphinx. She had the ... Any traveller who solved the riddle could pass; but those who failed were killed.

Sphinx in Greek Mythology-Sphinx and Oedipus-The Riddle of the ...

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The riddle was going as follows: "What goes on four legs at dawn, two legs at noon, and three legs in the evening?" Would the traveler fail to solve the riddle, ...

Oedipus Rex - Sophocles - Summary - Quatr.us

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When Oedipus answered the riddle correctly, the Sphinx was so upset that she killed herself. Oedipus went on into Thebes. When he got there, the Thebans ...

The Riddle of the Sphinx as a Metaphor for the Life ... - VCCS Litonline

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When Oedipus solved the riddle, the Sphinx destroyed herself, and he was given the hand of Jocasta and the throne. Little did the Thebans know, their deliverer ...

Riddle of the Sphinx - TV Tropes

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The classic riddle presented to Oedipus Rex by the Sphinx in Greek Mythology. He was the first one to solve it—all the others who failed were eaten by the ...

Sphinx, Riddle of the Sphinx, Cultural Depictions, Mythology ...

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The Sphinx is said to have guarded the entrance to the Greek city of Thebes, and ... Oedipus solved the riddle by answering: Man - who crawls on all fours as a ...

Can You Solve the Sphinx's Other Riddle? | Interesting Literature

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Aug 20, 2014 ... Oedipus got the job of King by solving the famous riddle of the Sphinx and removing the plague that had been ravaging the city. The riddle is ...