Sentence Examples


  • After his death she returned to Thebes, where Haemon, the son of Creon, king of Thebes, became enamoured of her.
  • When her brothers Eteocles and Polyneices had slain each other in single combat, she buried Polyneices, although Creon had forbidden it.
  • In Hyginus's version of the legend, founded apparently on a tragedy by some follower of Euripides, Antigone, on being handed over by Creon to her lover Haemon to be slain, was secretly carried off by him, and concealed in a shepherd's hut, where she bore him a son Macon.
  • Heracles pleaded in vain with Creon for Haemon, who slew both Antigone and himself, to escape his father's vengeance.
  • There is more than one meaning of Creon discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.

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