Read the excerpt below from the play Antigone by Sophocles and answer the question that follows.
You honor Thebes, our city,
above all others, you and your mother
blasted by that lightning strike.
And now when all our people here
are captive to a foul disease,
on your healing feet you come
across the moaning strait
or over the Parnassian hill.
What does the passage reveal about the beliefs of the ancient Greeks?
They believed the gods were powerful enough to rescue them.
They believed the gods despised them.
They believed the gods inflicted disease on them.
They believed the gods lived in Thebes.