Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Stage Set for the Oresteia

Stage Set for the Oresteia

Stage Set for the Oresteia (2004)

[Click on the image above to see the view with binoculars.]

That the play ends on a happy note may surprise modern readers, to whom the word tragedy denotes a drama ending in misfortune. The word did not carry this meaning in ancient Athens, and many of the extant Greek tragedies end happily.
-- from anyone can play Wikipedia

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The blog underwent a slimmer, darker makeover. I wanted a black background for the images, a personal preference. Thanks to Dr. Tim who did most of the cutting.

Image made with Fractal Zplot. Post-processed until someone had to take a road trip to hell.

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