Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another - Sophocles Reaching 8.5 million people around the world, it's fair to say last Friday's 2015 World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Patient Summit was an amazing success story for the heroes who made ... Huffington Post, 2 days ago
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The fifth century BCE Athenian tragic poet, Sophocles, said Ερως ανικατε μαχαν (Eros irresistible in battle or nothing defeats Eros or love). He made that statement in "Antigone," an extremely important play in antiquity and during ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago
When I became a literary agent, I wasn't ready for the flood of publisher rejection letters flowing into my office in response to my submissions. It felt a little like my social life in high school. I can only imagine the shame and humiliation that ...Huffington Post, 4 weeks ago
When the Greek playwright Sophocles came home from war, in 5th century B.C., trust and betrayal must have been on his mind. He wrote "Philoctetes," about a wounded Greek warrior abandoned by Odysseus on the way to Troy. The stench of Philoctetes ...Stars and Stripes, 1 month ago The deepest war wound may be the anguish of moral injury Los Angeles Times, 1 month ago
Based on Sophocles' Greek myth Oedipus and set in a contemporary African-American gospel church service, this production will move and thrill you with electrifying vocals. Scorned and aged, Oedipus arrives at Colonus where he will die as fate ...Broadway World, 2 weeks ago
The Lost Theatre played host to not only a classical story ( Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, 429 BC), but a classical African re-imagining, set in a Yoruba Kingdom. The Gods Are Not to Blame is a full-length play (1968) and novel (1971) by Ola Rotimi in ...Blacknet, 2 weeks ago
Director Ron Sossi puts a unique stamp on Ellen McLaughlin 's acclaimed adaptation of Sophocles' Oedipus in a new production from Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and KOAN. Oedipus Machina opens on May 30 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. Although ...Broadway World, 3 weeks ago
What next? ... Plan to hand over power to his wife unravel over her poor health THE script could have been written by Sophocles. The ancient, ailing king wants to relinquish his rule, but doesn't trust his fawning courtiers. So he appoints his ...New Zimbabwe.com, 2 months ago
Early Modern Studies Programme Presents Dr. C. Michael Sampson Department of Classics, University of Manitoba Oedipus after Sophocles: Seneca, Dryden & Lee, and Voltaire Monday, March 23rd - 7:00 p.m. Senior Common Room, A&A Building ...University of Kings's College, 2 months ago
BY PAUL GESSELL A marble head of Alexander the Great. Photo: Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs There is really no experience like getting up close to Alexander the Great and staring at him mano a mano. This ...Ottawa Magazine, 8 hours ago
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