The role of women in Ancient Athens and how Antigone challenges it. — FatBlokeDoesHistory

Antigone is a play by the Athenian playwright Sophocles, written in the 5th Century BC. It is set in Thebes in the aftermath of a civil war. Two brothers died on either side of the divide. The new king, Creon forbade anyone to give proper funeral rites to Polynices, the opposing brother; whilst giving full […]

via The role of women in Ancient Athens and how Antigone challenges it. — FatBlokeDoesHistory

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