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Creon

[ kree-on ]

noun

, Classical Mythology.
  1. a king of Thebes, the brother of Jocasta and the uncle of Eteocles, Polynices, and Antigone.


Creon

/ ˈkriːɒn /

noun

  1. Greek myth the successor to Oedipus as king of Thebes; the brother of Jocasta See also Antigone


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Creon keeps himself within Temper, and gives no ill Language.

When the worthy duke had slain Creon and taken the city, he remained all night in the field.

When the two brothers, the sons of King Œdipus, had fallen each by the hand of the other, the kingdom fell to Creon their uncle.

So the house of King Creon was left desolate unto him that day, because he despised the ordinances of the Gods.

With the entry of Creon and his guards both the dramatic and the picturesque demands of the situation were entirely satisfied.

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