Therefore one of these Thou must make sure thy own: the Parthian first, By my advice, as nearer, and of late Found able by invasion to annoy Thy country, and captive lead away her kings, Antigonus
and old Hyrcanus, bound, Maugre the Roman.
Leontes then orders Paulina's husband, Antigonus
(Robert Fetterman), to abandon the baby, which he does, in a basket along the coast of Europa, leaving her with a bundle of gold and trinkets, hoping that whoever finds her will think she's of noble birth.
Of course, Paulina is neither tormenting herself nor considering an insubstantial issue--Leontes is directly or indirectly responsible for the deaths of Antigonus
and Mamillius and believes that he is the cause of the deaths of Hermione and Perdita because of his tyrannous jealousy and impiety toward the gods.
, Duris of Samos, invented tradition and Alexander's expedition to Siwah, barbequed Brahmins, the gaps of evidence, the battle of Gabene, mythical fighters, Agora XVI 107 and the royal title of Demetrius Poliorcetes, development of the early Hellenistic Philos, Iranians in the early Diadochi period, resistance to the Diadochi in Asia Minor, the female element (including Iranian wives), the offering of arms to Athena Lindia, propaganda strategies, the Alexandrian foundation myth, and elephants in kingship.
is a character in which Shakespeare play?
This production waxed Freudian, as the literal bear in the text is clearly an emanation of Leontes's id, his sexual jealousy and anger, that sends Antigonus
ou his doomed voyage to dispatch Princess Perdita and that shakes the foundations of civilizing domesticity.
I saw this tendency at work in a 1988 conversation (which I cite in "The Intentional-Fallacy Fallacy") with the late actor Tony Church, over a light dinner in the pasta bar of Royal Festival Hall between a matinee of The Winter's Tale and an evening performance of The Tempest at the National Theatre, in which Church was playing Antigonus
This famous and well-known passage is used to date Asoka to that time when the reigns of the Seleucid Antiochus II Theos (261-246) of Syria, Ptolemaeus II Philadelphos of Egypt (283-247), Antigonus
Gonatas of Makedonia (277-239), Alexander of Epirus (272-256/255) or of Korinth (252-244), and Magas of Cyrene ([dagger] before 250) overlap.
eaten by that matter-of-fact bear after he
For example, when Leontes talks to Antigonus
about killing his daughter - I only found this a few days ago - he says 'thou, that has a heart so tender o'er it.
Bosworth (1971: 115-16), suggested that this pamphlet was written to serve Perdiccas's purposes after the break with Antipater in 321 BC; but Heckel (1988) argues that it was produced in Polyperchon's circle, probably by Holkias, and not before about mid-317, as part of a campaign to discredit Cassander and Antigonus
821) names several, including Hermippus, Satyrus, Antigonus
, and Sotion, most, if not all, of whom seem to have written works of collective biography.