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Oedipus

Edited by John Roberts

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780192801463
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727061
Oedipus

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son of Laius, the king of Thebes, who killed his father and married his mother. His name appears to mean ‘with swollen foot’....

Reference Entry.  825 words. 

Subjects: Classical Studies

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