The third play in Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle. In Antigone, Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, argues for the moral right to bury her brothers who have died in a civil war they fought over who was to rule Thebes after the banishment of Oedipus. Their uncle, Creon, became the king of Thebes and opposed their burial.


  • ISBN-13: 9780486278049
  • ISBN-10: 0486278042
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: October 1993
  • Dimensions: 8.26 x 5.28 x 0.18 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.13 pounds
  • Page Count: 64
  • Reading Level: Ages 14-UP