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Laius

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Laius Origin and Meaning

The name Laius is boy's name .
The father of Oedipus in Greek mythology, a king of Thebes and husband of Jocasta. After hearing a prophecy that he would be killed by his son, Laius left the infant Oedipus for dead. The boy survived and years later he killed Laius in a quarrel on the road.