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From what kind of parents was I born?

Antigone by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg
from The Complete Plays of Sophocles, HarperCollins, 842pp, $16.99, 2011
ISBN 978 0 06 202034 5

In the narrative chronology of Sophocles’s Oedipus/Theban plays,  1,032 more words

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Let's not fight the inevitable

Oedipus at Kolonos by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg
from The Complete Plays of Sophocles, HarperCollins, 842pp, $16.99, 2011
ISBN 978 0 06 202034 5… 856 more words

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When god wants something to happen, he makes it happen

Oedipus the King by Sophocles, translated by Robert Bagg
from The Complete Plays of Sophocles, HarperCollins, 842pp, $16.99, 2011
ISBN 978 0 06 202034 5… 1,032 more words

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A STRONGHOLD IN THE DAY OF TROUBLE; Nahum

Part 35

Nahum: A Stronghold in the Day of Trouble

Key Text: Chapter 1:7
“The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.”

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Djeser Djeseru

Friday 11 October 2002-continued.

In my last post we had just left the Valley of the Kings. It seemed enough information for one post, but I had envisaged this log following the story of a complete day of my life, so I thought I’d finish off the extraordinary day, 11 October 2002, in this episode. 1,356 more words

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Valley of the Kings

Friday 11 October 2002

My first foray into digital photography, and a trip of a lifetime, to Egypt! I mentioned that I love history and archaeology so, on occasions, we do holidays that aren’t necessarily arranged around birding (although some birds are seen!). 1,822 more words

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Next meeting of the Byzantine Research Seminar (27 June 2018)

Dear All,

As the academic year draws to a close, the seminar program is also heading towards its conclusion.

During our last meeting, Przemysław Piwowarczyk spoke to the seminar attendees about theological concepts behind greetings formulae from the 8th-century Thebes. 220 more words

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