Category Archives: Sophocles

SOPHOCLES: Antigone

SOPHOCLES: Antigone

  • “Antigone and her sister decide to return to Thebes with the intention of helping their brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, avoid a prophecy that predicts they will kill each other in a battle for the throne of Thebes. Continue reading SOPHOCLES: Antigone
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SOPHOCLES: Oedipus the King

SOPHOCLES: Oedipus the King

  • “While Thebes was under the rule of Laïus and Jocasta there appeared a strange and monstrous creature, “the riddling Sphinx,” “the She-Wolf of the woven song,” who in some unexplained way sang riddles of death and slew the people of Thebes. Continue reading SOPHOCLES: Oedipus the King