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Prometheus Bound, And Seven Against Thebes FB2

“Prometheus Bound” is the only complete tragedy of the Prometheia trilogy, traditionally assumed to be the work of Aeschylus.

Jupiter has turned against Prometheus for protecting mankind and has ordered him to be chained to a rock. 452 more words


Short Story Review: Containment By Susan Kaye Quinn

From Dark Beyond the Stars: A Space Opera Anthology edited by David Gatewood.Spoiler warning: there are spoilers in here. There kind of always are when I do these things because as one of those weirdos who doesn’t care about spoilers (99% of the time) I’m kind of spoiler-blind when I write. 501 more words

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Next meeting of the Byzantine research seminar (18 April 2018)

Several great things happened during our last meeting. First, we continued discussing expressions of explexis on behalf of Byzantine rhetors and philosophers. In particular, I presented my current work on philosophical  159 more words


News about Merit-Neith, daughter of Ankh-Hor

So-called qrsw coffins – rectangular outer coffins resembling a shrine for a god – were probably introduced in the 25th Dynasty and were still common for elite burials in the 26th Dynasty. 473 more words


More shabtis & more coffin matches

Week 3 started not at all perfect – yesterday was a very sandy & windy day, work outside was almost impossible, so we had to concentrate on tasks within the magazine, especially the cleaning and… 200 more words


Short summary of week 2

Week 2 of work on the finds from TT 414, the tomb of Ankh-Hor in Asasif, was just completed – it has been a very successful week with quite a number of tasks accomplished. 250 more words


Conservation work started on objects from TT 414

Thanks to the support of the Austrian Archaeological Institute, the institute’s conservator Daniel Oberndorfer joined us and started his work on the wooden objects from TT 414 today. 280 more words