Oedipus the King!

Characters

Sophocles

This is the author of the Play,
"Oedipus the King"
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Laius

This the great grandson of Cadmus. He relieves a prediction from the Oracle of Apollo saying his son will kill him. Him and his wife send their son to be killed by a citizen by leaving his on a mountain.
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Oracle of Apollo

This is where Laius receives a prediction of his son killing him.
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Jocasta

This is the wife of Laius
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Corinth

This is the city King Polybus and Queen Merope rule.
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King Polybus

This is the man Oedipus was given to. (his adopted father)
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Queen Merope

This is the woman Oedipus was given to. (his adopted mother)
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Oedipus

This is Son of King Polybus and Queen Merope, original son of Laius and Jocasta. (Main character)
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Thebes

This is the place where Jocatsa and Laius live, where Oedipus was born, and where the Sphinx attacks and kills anyone who cant answer the riddle.
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Sphinx

This is the creature with the head of a woman and body of a lion who goes to Thebes and kills anyone who can't solve her riddle.
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Antigone & Ismene

These are the daughters of King Oedipus and Jocasta
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Eteocles & Polynices

These are the sons of King Oedipus and Jocasta
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Creon

This is Oedipus' brother-in-law.
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