How was alauddin khilji trained to become a king?
So they would be more prepared for when it was their time to actually become a knight. They would have to start off as a page for seven years, then seven years as a squire before becoming a knight. Just think, if you were a king/queen, would you rather have a knight trained 14 years to protect your kingdom, or have them trained 5 or less?
Royal describes Oedipus' powers in "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, Oedipus is raised in the Corinthian royal household. He is trained to become the successor of his presumed father, Corinthian King Polybus. But he rules as king of Thebes through his marriage to the city's widowed Queen Jocasta.