Antigone ( / æ n ˈ t ɪ ɡ ə n i / ann- TIG- ə- nee; Ancient Greek: Ἀντιγόνη) is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC. It is the third of the three Theban plays chronologically, but was the first written. Antigone is the subject of a story in which she attempts to secure a respectable burial for her brother Polynices.
Oedipus' s sons, Eteocles and Polynices, had shared the rule jointly until they quarrelled, and Eteocles expelled his : Antigone ( Methuen Drama, Methuen Student Edition: Jean Anouilh, Barbara Bray: publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and nonfiction. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we' ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.