by Sophocles (441 BC) translation by Don Taylor (1986)
Standing up for your beliefs despite all consequences.
Antigone, written by Sophocles in 441 BC, is a defiant story of bravery in the face of an unjust law. This Greek tragedy is sparked by Antigone\'s loyalty to both of her brothers after their deaths on opposite sides of the battlefield. After winning the civil war, King Creon decrees traitors will not receive a proper burial. Antigone, being a woman of strong belief, defies the new order. This story details the tragic repercussions of her act of civil disobedience and love for her family.
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