Results for: Merope

In Antigone

Who are king polybus and queen merope?

King Polybos and Queen Merope are the king and queen of Corinth who take in Oedipus in Oedipus Rex after his parents abandon him.
In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

How did merope gaunt die?

Nope she died soon after the birth of her son. She lived long enough to name him Tom, after his father, Marvolo, after his grandfaher. Tom Marvolo Riddle later know as Lord Vo (MORE)
In Antigone

Why is Oedipus afraid of Merope?

because he thinks merope is his real mother and he is accursed to marry his mother. his real mother is jocasta.
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Who is Queen Merope?

She is a fictional character from Sophocles Tragic play, Oedipus Rex Queen Merope is The Queen of Corinth, Wife to King Polybus, and they together adopt the young Oedipus aft (MORE)
In Antigone

Why does the shepherd give Oedipus to Polybus and Merope?

The couple's lack of children and therefore heirs is the reason why the second shepherd gives subsequent Theban King Oedipus to King Polybus and Queen Merope of Corinth. He g (MORE)
In Antigone

Who gives Oedipus to Polybus and Merope?

A Corinthian shepherd who is working in Thebes at the time of Oedipus' birth gives the infant to King Polybus and Queen Merope of Corinth. The royal couple is childless and (MORE)
In Antigone

How do Polybus and Merope come to adopt Oedipus in 'Oedipus Rex'?

That he is given to them as a gift from a local shepherd is how Polybus and his wife Merope adopt Oedipus in "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifical (MORE)
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Why is Oedipus scared of merope?

He isn't afraid of her, per se. However, it had been predicted by an oracle that Oedipus would kill his father and marry his mother. He had been adopted by Polybus and Merope (MORE)