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Leaving Thebes By Tim Cooper
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Finding his childhood obsessions with Egypt and the Valley of the Kings suddenly resurfacing, historian Tim Cooper decided that the only way to save his family from distraction was to set off one... More > January morning for a week by the Nile at Luxor - ancient Thebes. Once there he followed in the footsteps of his heroes - Belzoni, Champollion and Howard Carter - and experienced first hand the intoxicating collision of ancient and modern Egypt which for so long had exercised his imagination. As well as being a vivid, humorous and often moving account of seven days spent in 'the world's greatest outdoor museum' Leaving Thebes is an inspirational meditation on middle age, mortality and the meaning of life. Includes 15 b&w plates, two sketch maps and a glossary. Follow the author at http://thegreatbelzoni.wordpress.com/< Less
THE CONTESTED CORONATION OF THEBES By Vincent Lewis
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A play that combines, in unequal parts, “The Wizard of Oz,” the Brady Bunch, “Antigone” and the 2000AD Presidential election, and you have this ancient Greek musical comedy. ... More > Elevator needs to go home to Corinth, while three candidates try to become king of Thebes. Perhaps the “Wonderful Philosopher of Olympus” can help.< Less
THE CONTESTED CORONATION OF THEBES By Vincent Lewis
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A play that combines, in unequal parts, “The Wizard of Oz,” the Brady Bunch, “Antigone” and the 2000AD Presidential election, and you have this ancient Greek musical comedy. ... More > Elevator needs to go home to Corinth, while three candidates try to become king of Thebes. Perhaps the “Wonderful Philosopher of Olympus” can help.< Less
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Having Fun with the Story of Oedipus and The Seven Against Thebes By Basil Antoniades
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Having Fun with Greek Mythology Book 6 Having Fun with the Story of Oedipus and the Seven Against Thebes
Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound and the Seven Against Thebes (Illustrated) By Aeschylus
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Aeschylus was the author of the first tragedies existing in European literature. Of his total of 80–90 plays seven survive complete. The Persians (472), the only surviving Greek historical... More > drama, presents the failure of Xerxes to conquer Greece. Seven against Thebes (467) was the second play of its trilogy of related plays on the evil fate of the Theban House. Polyneices tries to regain Thebes from his brother Eteocles; both are killed. In Suppliant Maidens, the first in a trilogy, the daughters of Danaus arrive with him at Argos, whose King and people save them from the wooing of the sons of their uncle Aegyptus. In Prometheus Bound, first or second play of its trilogy about Prometheus, he is nailed to a crag, by order of Zeus, for stealing fire from heaven for men. Defiant after visitors' sympathy and despite advice, he descends in lightning and thunder to Hell.< Less
Herakles, the Hero of Thebes, and Other Heroes of the Myth Adapted from the Second Book of the Primary Schools of Athens, Greece By Zenaide A. Ragozin
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Five Years' Explorations at Thebes A Record of Work Done 1907-1911 by The Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter By George Moller
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon,... More > DL (26 June 1866 – 5 April 1923), styled Lord Porchester until 1890, was an English aristocrat best known as the financial backer of the search for and the excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings.Styled Lord Porchester from birth, he was born at the family seat, Highclere Castle, in Hampshire, the only son of Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, a distinguished Tory statesman, by his first wife Lady Evelyn Stanhope, daughter of George Stanhope, 6th Earl of Chesterfield. Aubrey Herbert was his half-brother. He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Herbert,_5th_Earl_of_Carnarvon< Less
Sophocles Six Pack - Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, Ajax, Electra and Philoctetes By Sophocles
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In Sophocles Six Pack you will find the Athenian tragedian's six masterworks - Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, Ajax, Electra and Philoctetes. The digital edition of Sophocles Six... More > Pack includes an image gallery.< Less
Tanglewood Tales By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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In Tanglewood Tales (written as a follow-up to A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys), Nathaniel Hawthorne presents six more stories adapted from Greek mythology: The Minotaur (Theseus and the... More > Minotaur), The Pygmies (Hercules and Antaeus the giant), The Dragon’s Teeth (Cadmus and the founding of Thebes), Circe’s Palace (Odysseus and Circe), The Pomegranate Seeds (Pluto’s abduction of Proserpina) and The Golden Fleece (Jason and the Argonauts).< Less

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Cardboard Cardboard By Patrick G. Redford
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