There is ancient wisdom to be found in the famous Greek tragedy. Œdipus Reborn reveals the transgenerational laws operating in Sophocles' masterpieces and restores their true meaning. This discovery makes it clear that Œdipus was the heir of non-integrated events, such as deaths which had not been unmourned. This heritage alienated him from his true self and obliged him to be rebirth. Despite its tragic consequences, the climax of the drama nevertheless leads to a new birth, that of the subject in Œdipus."Today you will die and be reborn all at the same time" Tiresias warns. Even alienated by the legacy of his ancestors, Œdipus is reborn as a subject and finally fulfills himself when he becomes a hero, guarantor its prosperity. Œdipus' reunion with Mother Earth represented by Jocasta and the honors he wins are the significant stages of a rebirth, comparable to ancient rites of passage from childhood to adulthood. It shows how to emancipate from transgenerational alienation, well known to the Ancients.
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