trackers of Oxyrhynchus

by Harrison, Tony

Publisher: Faber and Faber in London, Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 136 Downloads: 612
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Subjects:

  • Satyrs (Greek mythology) -- Drama.,
  • Apollo (Greek deity) -- Drama.

Edition Notes

Based on Sophocles" Ichneutae.

StatementTony Harrison.
ContributionsSophocles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6058.A6943 T73 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21710095M
ISBN 100571163068, 0571154964

Information on the Oxyrhynchus Gospel. S. Kent Brown comments on the text of Oxyrhynchus (The Anchor Bible Dictionary, v. 5, p. ):Found in December , this partial text consists of a small vellum leaf ( x cm) written on both sides in a tiny, rather regular hand. Looking for The trackers of Oxyrhynchus - Tony Harrison Paperback? Mobile Phones Tech Tech Accessories Gaming Books DVD Blu-ray Music Vinyl Certified Refurbished All OFFERS. Cheap Apple iPhones. iPhones from £99 iPhones £ - £ iPhones £ - £ iPhones £ - . The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus is a play by English poet and playwright Tony Harrison. It is partially based on Ichneutae, a satyr play by the fifth-century BC Athenian dramatist Sophocles, which was found in fragments at the Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus. Astronomical papyri from Oxyrhynchus: (P. Oxy. - a) ; Volumes I and II by Alexander Jones: Bookrolls and Scribes in Oxyrhynchus (Studies in Book and Print Culture) by William A. Johnson: The City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish by Peter Parsons: Fayum Towns and Their Papyri by Bernard Pyne Grenfell: Fifty Oxyrhynchus papyri: P. Oxy. Hels by.

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The trackers of Oxyrhynchus. Book Author(s) Harrison, Tony Date Publisher Faber and Faber Pub place London Edition New ed ISBN , Preview. This item appears on. List: ENGL All points north: literature and the north of England Next.   Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Dungeons and Dming Podcast En Mala Compañía Jamii Podcast Fast Cash with Bill Jennings Injury Time Extraaa Sunday Message 3Pages: The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus ★★★★ “A memorable spectacle” Review by Sarah Tinsley We’re cramped among smoky ruins, daubed in ancient Greek. Sprawled on the floor are monochrome-dressed figures, fumbling through discarded pages of text. The stage is set for a memorable mix of ancient and modern, where a search for a forgotten play will bring [ ].

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Inspired by the discovery of Sophocles’ satyr play The Ichneutae ("The Trackers") on an archaeological dig in Egypt inHarrison begins his own version of that play by introducing the two Oxford dons who found the fragments on a rubbish heap in the city of Oxyrhynchus.

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The Oxyrhynchus Papyri are a group of texts trackers of Oxyrhynchus book were discovered at Oxyrhynchus (known today as el-Bahnasa), a site located in Upper Egypt.

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The Oxyrhynchus Papyri are a group of manuscripts discovered during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by papyrologists Bernard Pyne Grenfell and Arthur Surridge Hunt at an ancient rubbish dump near Oxyrhynchus in Egypt, modern el-Bahnasa. The manuscripts date from the time of the Ptolemaic (3rd century BC) and Roman periods of Egyptian history (from 32 BC to the Muslim.

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After almost 30 years, Tony Harrison's The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus has been recommissioned for a run at the Finborough Theatre. It is inspired by the ancient Greek 'satyr play', which is a form of tragicomedy that features groups of satyrs (creatures from Greek mythology) who often behave in a crude & boisterous manner, and usually.

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The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus is a play by English poet and playwright Tony Harrison. It is partially based on Ichneutae, a satyr play by the fifth-century BC Athenian dramatist Sophocles, which was found in fragments at the Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus.

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Oxyrhynchus is a city in Middle Egypt located about km south-southwest of Cairo in Minya Governorate. It is also an archaeological site, considered one of the most important ever discovered.

Since the late 19th century, the area around Oxyrhynchus has been excavated almost continually, yielding an enormous collection of papyrus texts dating from the Ptolemaic Kingdom and Roman Coordinates: 28°31′52″N 30°38′49″E /.

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