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Antigone (c. 441 BCE)

by Sophocles


Antigone (nˈtɪɡəniː/ an-TIG-ə-nee, Ancient Greek: Ἀντιγόνη) is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BCE.

Chronologically, it is the third of the three Theban plays but was written first. The play expands on the Theban legend that predated it and picks up where Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes ends.

SOURCE: Wikipedia article “Antigone (Sophocles)”, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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