BC: robbie was here.
FC: The Sphinx
1: by Adam Myers Stephen Kronenburg Robert loy | the sphinx
2: The great sphinx was made of many different worldly creatures. | haunches of a lion | wings of a great bird | head of a woman
3: It had the haunches of a lion the wings of a great bird and the head of a beautiful bird.
4: The Sphinx was sent by the gods to terrorize the people of Thebes.
5: He caused a plague which killed the people.
6: The Sphinx came from the gods to punish the people of Thebes.
7: The only way they could stop him was to answer the riddle the gods Hera and Ares gave them.
8: The great sphinx had a riddle for anyone who wanted to enter Thebes and that riddle was what goes on four legs at morning,two at noon,and three at the evening.
9: The answer to the question was humans. They are born and crawl on all fours. The grow up some and start to walk on two legs and three legs because they grow old and use canes.
10: Finally a man came to solve the riddle and stop the Sphinx.
11: The man was Oedipus Rex and he solved the riddle. The answer to it was humans.
12: The great sphinx becomes so overwhelming empty inside because her only purpose was to guard Thebes.
13: So she throws herself off of a cliff. | ha
14: Citations theoi.com museumstorecompany.com ancientegypt3.blogspot.com ftp.aa.edu
15: we are done.