The Terrible Origin of Oedipus’ Family Curse


Scholion to Euripides’ Phoenician Women 1760 = FGrHist 16 F10 “Peisander records that the sphinx was sent to Thebes in accordance with Hera’s rage from the farthest parts of Aethiopia, because Laios had committed sacrilege in his abnormal lust for Khrusippos* whom he abducted from Pisa but they did not avenge. It was the sphinx, […]

The Terrible Origin of Oedipus’ Family Curse

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