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Antigone

Antigone

  

by Sophocles

Teiresias Timeline and Summary

  • In Antigone, when Creon is king, Teiresias shows up to warn Creon about the potential consequences of his decision to leave Polyneices unburied and to execute Antigone.
  • When Creon disregards and insults him, Teiresias remarks that no one seems able to listen and hear good advice.

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