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Brewer's: OEdipus

I am no OEdipus. I cannot guess what you mean. OEdipus guessed the riddle of the Sphinx, and saved Thebes from her ravages. (See Sphinx.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham…

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Oedipus Tyrannus

by Percy Bysshe Shelley The Witch of AtlasEpipsychidionOedipus TyrannusA Tragedy in Two ActsTranslated from the Original Doric 'Choose Reform or Civil War, When through thy streets, instead …

2 Kings

2 Kings Ch. 1: Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death… Ch. 2: And it came to pass, when the LORD would take up… Ch. 3: Now Jehoram the son of Ahab began to reign over&he…

1 Kings

1 Kings Ch. 1: Now king David was old and stricken in years… Ch. 2: Now the days of David drew nigh that he should… Ch. 3: And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of… Ch…

Rodney King

Rodney Glen King was the black motorist whose beating by white police officers ultimately sparked widespread rioting in Los Angeles in 1992. In the early hours of 3 March 1991, Rodney King was pulled …

King Abdullah

King Abdullah became the king of Saudi Arabia on 1 August 2005, following the death of his half-brother King Fahd. Abdullah, like Fahd, was one of the many sons of Ibn Saud, the founder of modern Sau…

Larry King

Name at birth: Lawrence Harvey ZieglerLarry King was one of the most recognized broadcasters in America from 1985-2010, thanks to Larry King Live, his daily talk show which ran on CNN television for t…