Oedipus the King Character Map
Karissa Goode & Raul Alvarado
Polybus and Merope
King Polybus and Queen Merope were the adoptive parents of Oedipus.
Antigone and Ismene
They are the two daughters of Oedipus & Queen Jocasta.
Polynices and Eteocles
They were the sons of Oedipus and Queen Jocasta.
Sophocles was an ancient greek writer tragedian. He wrote the play Oedipus the King.
The great grandson of Cadmus, recieves a prediction from the Oracle of Apollo.
Queen Jocasta was the wife of King Laius and the birth mother of infant Oedipus. They gave their infant to a servant to kill but the servant didn't have the heart to kill the baby so he gave it to the King and queen of Corinth.
A sphinx was a winged monster with the head of a woman and the body of a lion who kills all who fail to answer her riddle.
The brother-in-law of Oedipus. He finds out that Oedipus is the murderer of Laius.