Oedipus the King Character Map
Giselle Gonzalez, Period 1
In the play "Oedipus the King" a complicated story arose of how a man and women gave up their child. The child then later married his birth mom and killed his father without knowing.
Oracle of Apollo
Oracle of Apollo gives a prediction to Laius the King of Thebes.
Thebes and Corinth, Greece
KIng Polybus and Queen Merope are rulers of Cornith who adopted Oedipus from the King of Thebes.
Antigone and Ismene
Two Daughters of Oedipus and Jocasta.
Mother of Oedipus and later married Oedipus.
Eteoclus and Polynices
Sons of Oedipus and Jocasta
King Polybus and Queen Merope
Adoptive parents of Oedipus.