Apollo told Creon that she could not be vanquished, till some one had expounded her riddle.
Menon talked gaily about their journey, the games to-morrow, Creon's training.
Medea comes rushing in bent upon using for vengeance the day which Creon has granted her.
Here were written names, and among them, "Creon, son of the Olympic winner Menon."
There they put Creon down, and his father and Charmides led him away to camp.
Charmides snatched his father's hand and held it tight, for Creon was one of them.
The craft of Creon and the prayers of Polynices alike prove unavailing.
Creon caught him around the waist and hurled him to the ground.
Well: I am present; but why didst thou call me with such haste, Creon?
Suddenly Creon leaped low and caught him by the leg and threw him.