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|Oedipus||Oedipus is the current king of Thebes, who initially arrived as a stranger and saved the city from the Sphinx. Read More|
|Jocasta||Jocasta is the widow of King Laius of Thebes, and she is married to Oedipus. Read More|
|Creon||Creon is Jocasta's brother. Read More|
|Teiresias||Teiresias is an old, blind prophet who is consulted regarding the reason for the plague that torments the city of Thebes. Read More|
|Antigone||Antigone is the young daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta.|
|Boy||The boy is a guide for the blind prophet Teiresias.|
|Chorus||The Chorus provides commentary that helps the audience interpret the play and interacts with characters to clarify events.|
|Ismene||Ismene is the young daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta.|
|Messenger||The messenger, who brings news of Polybus's death, freed the baby Oedipus from his ankle binding and gave him to Polybus and Merope.|
|Second Messenger||The second messenger reports the death of Jocasta and the self-blinding of Oedipus.|
|Servant||The servant is an old shepherd, a former slave of Laius, who is the one murder witness left alive and who was supposed to have killed the baby Oedipus but could not bring himself to do it.|