Antigone’s Family Tree

Antigone daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta; went with her father into exile; engaged to her cousin Haimon
Creon King of Thebes after the death of Oedipus’ twin sons; brother of Jocasta
Eteocles twin brother of Polyneices; son of Oedipus and Jocasta; killed in battle with his brother over the kingship
Eurydice wife of King Creon; mother of Haimon
Haimon son of King Creon; engaged to his cousin Antigone
Ismene daughter of Jocasta and Oedipus; went with her father into exile
Jocasta Oedipus’ mother and wife; mother and grandmother of Eteocoles, Polyneices, Ismene, and Antigone
Labdacus father of Laius
Laius Oedipus’s father; Jocasta’s first husband; killed by Oedipus
Megareus son of Creon; lost his life in the war between Polyneices and Eteocoles
Menoeceus father of both Jocasta and Creon
Oedipus son of Laius and Jocasta; killed his biological father Laius and unknowingly married his biological mother Jocasta; father (and brother) of Eteocoles, Polyneices, Ismene, and Antigone; blinded himself to not “see” what he’d done; exiled self from Thebes
Polyneices twin brother of Eteocoles; son of Oedipus and Jocasta; killed in battle with his brother over the kingship
Tiresias blind prophet; he told King Laius and Queen Jocasta about the curse on their family in that their newborn son Oedipus would grow up and murder his father and marry his mother; together Jocasta and her son would have two sons of their own who would kill one another

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