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Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus: Ektoras Lygizos - Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus

July 12 2014, with Nikon D5200

Having conducted a most thorough study of the terms in which ancient drama is narrated and represented indoors and on a small scale, Ektoras Lygizos now tackles the open-air dynamic of Epidaurus. 77 more words

Photography

A day in the life of a Tragedian

A rusty mirror, a tarnished tin of talcum powder, a few bottles of oil and an unused comb lay on the table beside the mattress. Peter Lindgreen was a man of frugal necessities. 1,906 more words

Comedy

The Genesius Guild

I attended a double-header performance of Greek tragedies on Sunday evening. It was my first experience of a Genesius Guild performance. The wind was rustling through the crowns of mature trees at Lincoln Park, in Rock Island, Illinois. 365 more words

Aeschylus, Eumenides 430 (Murray)

“You would rather seem just than act so.”

κλύειν δίκαιος μᾶλλον ἢ πρᾶξαι θέλεις

 

-Athena, upbraiding the Furies.

Prometheus: ‘Yes, I stopped mortals from foreseeing doom.’
Chorus: ‘What cure did you discover for that sickness?’
Prometheus: ‘I sowed in them blind hopes’.

- Aeschylus, PROMETHEUS BOUND

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