in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 283 words.
daughter of Oedipus and Iocasta, sister of Eteocles, Polynīcēs, and Ismēnē.
Sophocles' (1) Antigone deals with events after the
in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 688 words.
In ancient Greek mythology, Antigone was the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta. The Athenian tragic playwright Sophocles (c.
in The Tragedies of Sophocles
January 2008; p ublished online May 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 3485 words.
This chapter explores the character developments of Antigone and Creon in Sophocles' Greek tragedy Antigone. It explains that Antigone's defiance over Creon's decree shows her devotion to...
in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology
January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 201 words.
Antigone was the daughter of King Oedipus of Thebes and his mother-wife Jocasta. When her father had blinded himself
January 1986; p ublished online October 2011 .
Book. Subjects: Literature. 328 pages.
This book examines the far-reaching legacy of one of the great myths of classical antiquity. According to Greek legend, Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, secretly buried her brother in...
in Grove Music Online
December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 532 words.
Libretto subject used chiefly in the 18th century, derived from plays by Sophocles and Euripides. Italian librettos on the subject were entitled Antigona or occasionally Creonte.