Oedipus the king character map.
By Dan Saenz and julian arroyave
Oracle of Apollo
the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous.
was a daughter of Menoeces, a descendant of the Spartoi, and Queen consort of thebes, Greece. She was the wife of first Laius, then of their son Oedipus, and both mother and grandmother of Antigone, Eteocles, Polynices and Ismene. She was also sister of Creon and mother-in-law of Haimon.
Sphinx is a mythical creature with, as a minimum, the body of a lion and a human head. In Greek tradition, it has the haunches of a lion, sometimes with the wings of a great bird, and the face of a human.
Antigone and Ismene
Ismene is Antigone Lite. She first puts in an appearance along with her sister at the end of Oedipus the king. Both girls seem to be symbolic of the legacy of shame left by Oedipus's mistakes.