The following discussion will focus on the visual-pragmatic markers in Lydgate's Troy Book and Siege of Thebes
in BL Royal MS 18 D II, i.e.
Although Hatshepsut certainly made significant contributions to the major monuments of Thebes
, there is no clear evidence that she changed the religious landscape in any fundamental way, much less that she rendered any decisions of the Ramesside kings "virtually inevitable."
This series of findings confirm, according to Galn and his team, that the Dra Abu el-Naga hill, on the northern edge of the necropolis of ancient Thebes
, was the cemetery of the Royal Family of the 17th and early 18th Dynasties, as well as of their main courtiers.
You tender spirits wrapping and releasing the city, keep Thebes
I am also far from attempting an overall comparative analysis of the plays; prominent themes of both Seven against Thebes
and Phoenician Women, which have provided the subject matter of numerous seminal studies (mostly referring to characterisation, setting, gender, myth and the divine), are mentioned or briefly explored only once they become relevant to the contexts concerned with the theme of naming.
Eleusis, Samothrace, and Thebes
are home to three of the earliest and, arguably, most well-known mystery cult sites of ancient Greece.
The devastating plague that dominates Thebes
is presented to the audience through the dialogue between Oedipus and the Priest (lines 1-67) (2,3).
Research by Helen Moloney Davis shows the coffin came from Thebes
Our director for Burial at Thebes
, Marcela Lorca, asked me to write music for a BFA project at the University of Minnesota called Iphigenia at Aulis and out of that grew our collaboration for Burial at Thebes
Simon Merrells (who Berkoff also directed in his acclaimed adaptation of On the Waterfront in 2008) returns as the titular troubled ruler of Thebes
, the part he played in Liverpool, while Anita Dobson takes over from Louise Jamieson in the role of Jocasta.
Summary: Kveta Zrustova, 91, can clearly recall the spring day in 1938 when she entered a tiny house in Prague's famed Golden Lane to ask advice from the fortune teller Madame de Thebes