What is the answer to the riddle of the sphinx?
The riddle of the sphinx is: what walks on 4 legs in the morning, 2 in the afternoon, and3 in the evening? The answer is MAN - Walks on 4 legs as an infant 2 legs as an adult and 2 legs + a cane in the elderly years.
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A prince named Oedipus.
Oedipus answered the riddle of the sphinx
A prince named Oedipus was traveling through the Greek countrysidewhen he approached the city of Thebes. The road to the city wasblocked by a monster called the Sphinx. She ha…d the body of a lionand the head of a woman. She lay crouched on top of a rock,stopping all travelers to ask them a riddle. Any traveler who solved the riddle could pass; but those whoanswered incorrectly were killed. When Oedipus approached theSphinx, no one had solved the puzzle. Oedipus was ready for the challenge and The Sphinx was waiting forits next victim. "What goes on four legs in the morning, two in the afternoon andthree in the evening?" asked The Sphinx. Oedipus thought a moment. Then he replied "The answer is Man. Hecrawls on all fours as a baby, then walks on two feet as an adult,and then walks with a cane in old age." The Sphinx was so angry that Oedipus had solved her riddle that shethrew herself off the rock and died. The people of Thebes showed their appreciation Oedipus by makingOedipus king.
Oedipus came across the Sphinx on his way to Thebes in Greece. The sphinx asked him "What walks on four feet in the morning, two in the afternoon and three in the evening?" Oe…dipus pondered on this question and then read his correct answer "Man." The sphinx killed herself for this was the correct answer. Humans crawl while they're babies, or the start of their lives (morning- start of day) making it four feet. Then they walk with two (in the middle of their lives- afternoon) and three nearing the end of their lives for they walk with a walking stick.
Oedipus knew and was made King of Thebes.
there were two sisters one gave birth to the second so in turn the second gave birth to the first
In Ancient Greek Mythology, A sphinx guarded a road. It let no food or water into the town. He said a riddle: WHOEVER CAN ANSWER THIS WILL BECOME KING! AND I WILL LEAVE YOUR T…OWN! Many were puzzled, until a man came along and asked what the riddle was. The sphinx said: WHAT WALKS ON FOUR LEGS IN THE MORNING, TWO LEGS IN THE MID DAY, AND THREE LEGS AT EVENING? The brave man chuckled and said: That's and easy one, its man. Four legs as a baby, two legs as adult, and two legs with a cane at old age. The sphinx let out a huge roar, and ran to the next town. The man became king of the town and the Sphinx never returned. I hope this was helpful!
There is no riddle of the Sphinx, the question/ riddle is what walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at midday and three legs in the evening. the answer would be a …human. as in the morning of someones life they are a baby or toddler, so they would crawl on four legs, at midday it refers to an adult ( who walks on two legs ) while in the evening the human is old and uses a walking stick ( equals three legs ) . ------- There IS a riddle of the Sphinx. Created in Oedipus when Oedipus needed to get to Thebes, he came across a Sphinx blocking his path who asked him this riddle. He gave the correct answer and went on.
This is the story of the Sphinx: A prince named Oedipus was travelling through the Greek countryside when he approached the city of Thebes. The road to the city was blocke…d by a monster called the Sphinx. She had the body of a lion and the head of a woman. She lay crouched on top of a rock, stopping all travelers to ask them a riddle. Any traveler who solved the riddle could pass; but those who answered incorrectly were killed. When Oedipus approached the Sphinx, no one had solved the puzzle. Oedipus was ready for the challenge and The Sphinx was waiting for its next victim. "What goes on four legs in the morning, two in the afternoon and three in the evening?" asked The Sphinx. Oedipus thought a moment. Then he replied "The answer is Man. He crawls on all fours as a baby, then walks on two feet as an adult, and then walks with a cane in old age." The Sphinx was so angry that Oedipus had solved her riddle that she threw herself off the rock and died. The people of Thebes showed their appreciation Oedipus by making Oedipus king. .
Sphinx riddle: "What walks on 4 limbs in the morning, 2 limbs during the day, and 3 limbs at night?" Answer: Human (baby, normal, elder) Check out http://www.mythstrott.webs.c…om/
Oedipus. He is in a Greek tale about how you can't escape fate.
she means you have to turn her water back on.
Oedipus, who became the King of Thebes.
My name is tyler ford i might no be a grouwn up but i thought clever all nigh and here is my anser------a baby walks on for leggs as a child)(an adult walks on twho)(and a old… man wals on three includeing his cane and the most leggs the more weeker baby is the weekist)( old man is second he is in the middle)(and an adult isnt the weekist