Subject: Re: Antigone
Author: Obie   (guest)
Date: April 18, 2004 at 6:30 AM
Reply to: Re: Polynices, Eteocles, Antigone, Ismene. by Yannis

Antigone is there said to mean 'against birth'. Should that be taken as 'one who doesn't like to be born', or 'one who doesn't like to give birth', or something else? (BTW I see that Antigonus is there explained as 'like ancestor' which is completely different; a bit strange I have to say.)

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