Greek writer of tragedies; author of Oedipus Rex and Antigone
wrote the initial tale of Cadmus and his daughters
Cadmus' sister; carried off by a bull (Zeus in disguise) to Crete
home of the great Greek oracle to Apollo, a Greek temple
Founder of Thebes
an ancient Greek city in Boeotia, ruled by Oedipus and destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
the ancient greek known as the father of history
Wife of Cadmus; daughter of Ares and Aphrodite
mother of Dionysus; perished before the unveiled glory of Zeus
stepmother of Phrixus; becomes a sea-goddess
Ino's new name
Son of Autonoe; changed into a stag by Artemis; attacked and killed by his own hounds.
Killed by his own mother after she, driven mad by Dionysus, believed he had turned into a lion.
great-great grandson of Cadmus; cursed to kill his father (Laius) and marry his mother (Jocasta)
God of Truth; whatever his priestess at Delphi said would come to pass infallibly came true.
A winged creature, shaped like a lion, with the head and breasts of a woman; posed a riddle to all travelers and killed and devoured those who could not answer it
The "Pride of Thebes"
The city's seven (7) great gates
Oedipus' birth father
Oedipus' adoptive father, king of Corinth
Oedipus' mother - and his wife
old, blind prophet who reveals the shocking truth of Laius' murder to Oedipus
Oedipus' daughter; accompanied him out of Thebes when he was expelled from the city
Antigone's sister, who remains in Tebes to look after Oedipus' interests after he is expelled
Wife of Polybus, and adoptive mother of Oedipus
Meaning of Oedipus' name, because of the condition his feet were in after he was abandoned