Antigonus


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Antigonus

giant nicknamed the Hand-Tosser. [Belgian Legend: Walsh Classical, 25]
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13) Paulina's grief recalls the irrecoverable loss not simply of Antigonus, but also Mamillius, whose death is essentially forgotten and effaced amid the celebrations.
While representing (as history paintings conventionally do) a pivotal moment of moral decision--Leontes' command that Antigonus expose the infant Perdita "some place / Where chance may nurse or end it" (2.
Antigonus dies a most surprising death while his companions are drowned in the sea.
The city was originally founded in 316BC by Antigonus, Alexander's general.
2 is asked to explain what happened to Antigonus (torn to pieces by a bear as he deposited the infant Perdita on the sea-coast years ago) and apologizes that relating such information is rather like telling "an old tale" in which all of the threads of the storyline have to be followed out, even when the listeners may not be either hearing or believing what is told them.
In Babylonian cuneiform documents and in Aramaic ostraca from Idumaea (1) also Antigonus Monophthalmus appears in the date formulas already before he accepted the royal title in 306 B.
Antigonus tells the infant Perdita of a dream he had:
His topics include the wars between Pergamon and Bithynia, literary and epigraphic evidence for the history of Alexander and his first successors, Hellenism and Judaism in the age of Judas Maccabeus, and divine honors for king Antigonus Gonatas in Athens.
1, after Mamillius is led out and Leontes accuses Hermione, Antigonus tried desperately to convince Leontes otherwise, and the sheer passion of Murphey's pleading further isolated Leontes as he stood alone downstage center.
Bob Barrett is superbly convincing as Camillo and Dugald Bruce Lockhart handles the two roles of Antigonus and Florizel with a deft touch.
Directed by Sharon Mann, the cast features Alexander Pawlowski as Leontes, Leticia Maskell as Hermione, Jon Younkin as Polixenes, Dannette Lamson-Hall as Camillo, Bob Glasser as Antigonus and AnnMarie Maurer as Paulina.
ENERGETIC PERFORMANCE: Sam Brown, 13 (front), as Antigonus - who gets eaten by a bear in the play - with the rest of the cast of Bablake School's reduced version of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale.