The tragedy of Antigone is a direct confirmation of the Greek saying: “Above all else in human life is the law, and the unwritten law is higher than written.” In order to regret the weak, honor the gods, respect and love your loved ones, you do not need to issue a law. Each person is vaccinated from birth. The written law was invented by the people themselves and they changed it. The King of Thebes, Oedipus, who accidentally killed his father and married his mother without knowing his kinship, ordered his eyes to be punished for punishment for his crimes and renounced the throne. The gods have forgiven him.
Sons from the criminal marriage of Oedipus Eteokle and Polynik, without sharing power, killed each other. Polynik led the seven leaders to the gates of Thebes to take
The son pointed out to his father that the truth is on the side of the daughter-in-law, and the people are indignant and sorry for her. Creon does not stop, he planted Antigone and her sister (accused of complicity) in prison, and his son withdraws, renouncing his father. Captive Antigone alive zamorovyvayut in the tomb. Antigone in despair says: “If the law of God is higher than the people, why should I die, why pray to the gods if for godliness they call me wicked? If the gods for the king – I will redeem the guilt, but if the gods for me – the king will pay.” In order for God’s