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Oedipus Family Tree. King Laios. married. Queen Jocasta. Had a son. Oedipus. Kills. Marries. Father-King Laios. Mother-Queen Jocasta. At the time not aware it is his father. At the time not aware its his mother. Oedipus. Jocasta. marries. Becomes King of Thebes.

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Oedipus family tree

Oedipus Family Tree


Oedipus family tree

King Laios

married

Queen Jocasta

Had a son

Oedipus

Kills

Marries

Father-King Laios

Mother-Queen Jocasta

At the time not aware it is his father

At the time not aware its his mother


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Oedipus

Jocasta

marries

Becomes King of Thebes

Together they have

4 CHILDREN

2 SONS

2 DAUGHTERS

Antigone

Eteocles

Polyneices

Ismene


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Polyneices

Agreed to rule

alternate years

after Oedipus Dies

Eteocles

  • Fled Thebes b/c brother

  • Refused to give up throne

  • Raised an Army

  • Attacked his homeland

  • Thebes

  • First Ruler

  • Refused to give up throne

  • This upset Polyneices

Killed Each Other

Received Proper

Burial

Considered

Traitor


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Creon (Jocasta's Brother)

Becomes King after brothers kill

eachother.

Ismene

Antigone

  • Follows Man’s Law

  • Believes God’s Law

  • should be followed no

  • Matter the consequences

Main conflict: Between Creon & Antigone


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