King Oedipus The King Essay

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The Conflict of Great Kingship in Sophocles Play “Oedipus the King”
The righteousness and transgression of two great kings, Oedipus and the biblical character David both have similarities in their sudden rise to success as kings in their young age and their degradation at the end of their reign as prominent monarchs. These powerful kings descended into sin, immorality, and lack of perception to distinguish their false self-righteousness.
King Oedipus is the victim of a cruel sinful fate, which is inevitable for him to get away from as well as the great King David of ancient Israel, a leader that sovereign the people of God throughout the golden age in his time. King Oedipus sin was involved with the killing of his own father Laius the former King of Thebes; King Oedipus puts together a story about the former King Laius and in his version, he claims that King Laius on one of his travels, not as king in general with a huge number of noble escorts, but as an individual with only four his noble men as one of them was a herald. King Oedipus theorized that King Laius traveled in his chariot in an area where there was a unison of roads, while Laius came to encounter a band of thieves. The band of thieves slaughtered the King and everyone, except for the Shepard. Oedipus lies and completely provided a different
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And King Oedipus as a young man, he saved his kingdom of Thebes by solving complex riddles of the Sphinx and destroying the monster and its wrath. Oedipus and the biblical character David both similar in every aspect during their sudden rise to success as kings in their young ages and their degradations at the end of their reign as prominent monarchs. These powerful kings descended into sin, immorality, and lack of perception to distinguish their false

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