This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Thebes - This city is located northwest of Athens, once ruled by Oedipus.
Colonus - This is the location of Oedipus' death. A place in the Greek city-state of Athens, it is a quiet suburb of the main city.
Body (of Polyneices) - This is identity of the corpse slain in battle outside of Thebes.
Decree (of Creon) - This is given by the ruler and Antigone is supposed to obey this in order to avoid a death sentence, but the older sister doesn't listen.
Zeus - This is the king...
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