Referring to the performance's current tour, the director concludes that "the creative team of Seven Against Thebes
are taking up the challenge to explore how the instinct of our common survival coincides with our need to remain human.
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.
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.
Low Mississippi River stages, particularly those as low as experienced in 2013, strain the ability of the Corps to maintain the navigation channel at authorized project dimensions in the eight-mile Thebes
Reach (river miles 46-38) and the mile-long Grand Tower Reach (river miles 80-79).
Reach presents problems for maintaining a safe and reliable navigation channel in the Mississippi River.
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.
By the Hellenistic period, the three mystery cult sites at Eleusis, Samothrace, and Thebes
had all expanded and developed into large temple complexes, mirroring the general layout and geography of the ancient city, polis.
Oedipus Rex, apart from the undeniable literary and historic value, also presents significant medical interest because the play mentions a plague, an epidemic, which was devastating Thebes
, the town of Oedipus' hegemony.
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.