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Antigone: Home

Please use this guide as a starting point for your study of Sophocles, Greek tragedy, and this amazing play.

AISL Library Youtube Playlist of Videos for Background

Check out this Youtube playlist for some excellent videos that will help you understand the cultural and historic background for Antigone. You'll notice that Edith Hall features in many of these videos. That is because she is one of the most renowned Classicists in the world and is a professor at King's College in London and a translator of Greek classics.

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Useful & Interesting Websites Related to Your Study of Antigone

Overview

Click here or on the image below to access the outstanding OCR (Oxford, Cambridge,RSA) text guide for Antigone. It is an extremely helpful resource!

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Best On-Line Encyclopedia for Background

Britannica School has an EXCELLENT overview of Sophocles and of Greek tragedy. Start with this resource before you dive deeper (do an Advanced Search in Britannia).