Oedipus the King
Teiresias Timeline and Summary
- Oedipus summons Teiresias and urges him to speak about Laius’s murder and Oedipus’s identity.
- Teiresias resists being questioned, but ultimately concedes.
- Teiresias informs Oedipus that he murdered Laius, his father, and that he is married to his mother.
- Oedipus accuses Teiresias of power seeking, and insults and dismissed him.