American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became the king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus.
- n. (Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus
“As long as we're on the topic of unconventional interpretations, I'd also like to state that I think that Creon is the real hero of Antigone.]”
“Early in Sophocles's play Antigone, the anxious palace guard who must tell Creon that his orders have been disobeyed muses that no one likes the messenger who brings bad news.”
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“I second @Creon Levit's comments about Chris Kemp having the right motivations and (in my personal opinion) the right vision to help NASA move into the 21st century.”
“Bill Erickson Scientists Will Marshall, left, of USRA and Creon Levit of NASA present a prototype of a small satellite at BIL 2010 in Long Beach, Calif.”
“After she has borne him children, Jason betrays her and betroths himself to Glauce, the daughter of Creon, ruler of Corinth, to seek his own political power.”
“But to say the Supreme Court is guilty, cause you think they are wrong bespeaks a hubris Creon would admire.”
“We're very old school, Jocasta's brother, Creon (Jose Joaquin Perez), says at one point, referring to the barrio's belief system that accepts as gospel the premonitions of soothsayers, such as the blind Tiresias (Gerard Ender), who steals Oedipus away and raises him as his own in prison.”
“Creon, the new ruler of Thebes, has declared that Eteocles will be honored and Polynices disgraced.”
“After it has become clear that Creon will not give up the bodies, the Athenian army must take them by force.”
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