In the Prologue to Oedipus Rex, the priest mentions boys, young men, and multitudes. Whom does he represent?

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Sophocles' Oedipus the King opens at the palace of the Theban king Oedipus. A terrible plague has struck the town and the palace is beseiged by various groups of Thebans, who are worried about the plight that grips their city. Oedipus is the first to speak and he address the priest as an "old man". Oedipus also...

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