Oedipus the King Character Map

Karissa Goode & Raul Alvarado

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Polybus and Merope

King Polybus and Queen Merope were the adoptive parents of Oedipus.
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Antigone and Ismene

They are the two daughters of Oedipus & Queen Jocasta.
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Polynices and Eteocles

They were the sons of Oedipus and Queen Jocasta.
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Sophocles

Sophocles was an ancient greek writer tragedian. He wrote the play Oedipus the King.
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Laius

The great grandson of Cadmus, recieves a prediction from the Oracle of Apollo.
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Queen Jocasta

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.
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Sphinx

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.
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Creon

The brother-in-law of Oedipus. He finds out that Oedipus is the murderer of Laius.