Oedipus the King Character Map

Jesus Gonzalez

The play that Sophocles wrote is merely the very end of a long story, and some plot background must be provided to make the story understandable for audiences.

Sophocles

He was the author of the play "Oedipus the King"

Laius

He is the grandson of Cadmus, He receives a prediction that his son would assassinate him.