never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
let us consider this for a moment. kind of flies in the face of cinderella’s castle and wedded bliss, huh?989 more words
This is one of those things that might raise an eyebrow. Here’s the summary in PhysOrg:
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The open air plays of the ancient Greeks may offer us a valuable insight into the Mediterranean climate of the time, reports new research in Weather.
Andromache by Euripides is a jam-packed play that goes from Andromache under threat of murder to a fight between Peleus, Achilles’ father, and Menelaus, to Orestes stealing away Hermione, Neoptolemus’ wife, to Neoptolemus being murdered, to his son with Andromache being sent to Molossia where he will then continue the line of Troy and Achilles by producing a long and prosperous reign of kings. 1,026 more words
I am rediscovering Gluck by way of Aeschylus and Toscanini. The Dance of the Furies, from Orfeo, is a remarkable musical depiction of the harriers, and has some interesting contours; for example, the harriers are three, and the dance is in three; and when the brass first sounds, it is with three chords, which is elliptical musically, but when they sound again, it is with four chords, which is not, implying that Orpheus has been clutched. 189 more words