- a king of Thebes, the brother of Jocasta and the uncle of Eteocles, Polynices, and Antigone.
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Menon talked gaily about their journey, the games to-morrow, Creon's training.
And then more softly still he said, "Do not forget Creon, blessed god."
They were packed with people who were there to see Creon win.
Here were written names, and among them, "Creon, son of the Olympic winner Menon."
Charmides snatched his father's hand and held it tight, for Creon was one of them.
- Greek myth the successor to Oedipus as king of Thebes; the brother of JocastaSee also Antigone