Definition of Antigone

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to death.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Mythical Being



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antigone

Anthus pratensis
Anthyllis
Anthyllis barba-jovis
Anthyllis vulneraria
Anti-Imperialist International Brigade
Anti-Masonic Party
Anti-Stratfordian
Anti-Stratfordians
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Antichrist
Antichristic
Antido
Antidorcas
Antidorcas euchore
Antidorcas marsupialis
Antigone
Antigonia
Antigonus
Antigonus Cyclops
Antigua
Antigua and Barbuda
Antiguan
Antiguans
Antilegomena
Antillean
Antillean Creole
Antilleans
Antilles
Antilocapra
Antilocapra americana

Literary usage of Antigone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Enter antigone and ISMENE antigone ISMENE, mine own sister, dearest one; ... No tidings of our friends, antigone, Painful or pleasant since that hour have ..."

2. Masterpieces of Greek Literature: Homer: Tyrtaeus: Archilochus: Callistratus by Clara Hitchcock Seymour (1902)
"No tidings of our friends, antigone, Pleasant or painful, since that hour have ... antigone. That knew I well, and therefore sent for thee Beyond the gates, ..."

3. The New Laokoon: An Essay on the Confusion of the Arts by Irving Babbitt (1910)
"Not of to-day or yesterday are these, But live from everlasting, and from whence They sprang, none knoweth.2 In short, as depicted by Sophocles, antigone is ..."

4. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"antigone—Ismene, my sister, mine own dear sister, knowest thou what ill there ... antigone — I knew it well, and therefore sought to bring thee beyond the ..."

5. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1898)
"It seems to be, therefore, that these us-'s of that case have been merged with the Dative of Latin. 35. Note on antigone, vv. ..."

6. The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis, Criticism by Julian Hawthorne, John Russell Young, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh, John Porter Lamberton (1906)
"The tragedy of antigone begins with Creon's edict forbidding the rites of ... In violation of the decree, antigone sprinkles dust and pours libations over ..."

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