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Antigone|Sophocles

Overview

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