Is Antigone's age mentioned in the play "Antigone"?


Is Antigone's age mentioned in the play "Antigone"?


The play Antigone was written by Sophocles, one of the greatest playwrights of Ancient Greece. Although he wrote over 100 plays, only seven survived to modern times.

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No, Antigone's age is never mentioned in the play Antigone. In fact, none of the characters' ages are mentioned by Sophocles, the author. However, we...

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