Ancient Greek play by Sophocles

The Beginning of Antigone

Work Time

Follow along as two students read the beginning of Antigone up through systema 4 (line 155), when the Leader announces the arrival of Creon, the king.

As you read along, annotate the text as follows.

  • Highlight information for the Characters in Antigone chart.
  • Note any questions you have about the text.
  • Mark unknown words.