Explore the great classics of western literature.
Join Classics Book Group as we embark on a three month exploration of a classic work, considering it from a modern standpoint through adaptations, as well as through a nonfiction lens of historical or related information.
"Antigone" by Sophocles is the third play in Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle. The play concerns the lives and deaths of Oedipus's children, Antigone and Ismene, as they deal with the aftermath of the Theban civil war. Written in approximately 441 BC, the play has continued to influence writers, readers, and philosophers for almost 2500 years.