Unfortunately, as you know, his 2 sons,the Prince Eteocles and Polyneices, have killed each other in battle; and I, as the next on blood, have succeeded to the full power of the throne.
She was buring him, I tell you.
I do. I deny nothing.
Antigone, you with your head hanging do you confess this thing?
Antigone and Ismene discuss the death of their brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices. The two brothers killed each other during the war; Eteocles was buried,however Polyneices was banned from being buried by anybody. "Creon buried our brother eteocles with military honors, gave him a soldiers funeral, and it was right that he should; but polyneices, who fought as bravely and died as miserably- they say that creon has sworn no one shall bury him."
then she must die. But her death will cause another.
Creon is announcing to Choragus that he has the thrown because the 2 who were in front of him have died in battle."unfortunately, as you know, his 2 sons,the Prince Eteocles and Polyneices, have killed each other in battle; and I, as the next on blood, have succeeded to the full power of the throne."
you will remember what things I suffer, and at what men's hands, Because I would not transgress the laws of heaven.
Take her, Go! you know your orders: take her to the vault and leave her alone there. and if she lives or dies, that's her affair.
The king Creon arrives at the scene and Sentry tells him that Antigone was found burying her brother and when she was confronted by Sentry and Creon, she denied nothing.
you'll never marry her while she lives.
Haimon assuring his father of his loyalty. Creon is quite pleased. He tells Haimon that he would become extremely unhappy if he married Antigone. "you'll never marry her while she lives."
Antigone has been sentenced to death for trying to bury her brother Polyneices.
Creon is finally free of the woman who defied his edict preventing Polyneices's interment. But Creon has no time to rejoice.