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Dramatis Personae

ANTIGONE, a young woman; daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta; betrothed to Haemon; niece of Creon; sister of Polynices, Eteocles, and Ismene

ISMENE, Antigone's sister

CHORUS of the old men of Thebes

CREON, king of Thebes; father of Haemon; uncle of Antigone & Ismene through his sister Jocasta, mother and wife of Oedipus

GUARD of the body of Polynices

HAEMON, son of Creon, betrothed to Antigone

TIRESIAS, blind prophet and priest of Apollo


EURYDICE, wife of Creon