Jocasta

Greek - Daughter of Menoeceus. Sister of Creon. Wife of Laius. Mother of Oedipus by Laius. Mother of Antigone, Eteocles, Ismene and Polyneices by her son Oedipus. After the death of Laius she married Oedipus, not realising that he was her own son who had been abandoned at birth by Laius. She hanged herself when she learned the truth from the seer Teiresias. On occassion, known as Jocasta, Epicasta, Epicasta, Epicaste, Epicaste, Epicaste, Epicaste, Epikaste, Epikaste, Epicaste, Iocasta, Iocasta, Iocaste, Iocaste, Iokaste or Iokaste.

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