Illyria


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Illyria

an ancient region of uncertain boundaries on the E shore of the Adriatic Sea, including parts of present-day Croatia, Montenegro, and Albania
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We're delighted that Illyria are bringing such an adventurous performance to our venue and expect it to sell out fast.
Illyria is on the road with five productions this season, including a Shakespeare - The Comedy of Errors - and Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen is popular this year because July 18 will be the 200th anniversary of the author's death).
Illyria bring the production to Plas Glyn Y Weddw Arts Centre, Pwllheli on August 6 and Harlech Castle on August 25.
4 September 2012 a[euro]" UK multi-media and information company Daily Mail and General Trust plc (LON:DMGT) has sold the rest of its holding in DMG Radio Australia (DMGRA) to investment company Illyria Pty Ltd.
Illyria Theatre Company will be performing Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, set aboard a warship.
The trade developed shortly after the Roman entry into ancient Illyria, a region in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula, which included present-day Albania.
Since this is Shakespeare, readers will likely be familiar with the story of shipwrecked, nearly-identical twins, Viola and Sebastian, who arrive in Illyria each thinking the other drowned.
Most recently, she was honored with being the recipient of The Standard Bearer of Holy Illyria award from the Archdiocese of Boston, for her commitment and service to the church.
Classical writers such as Pliny, Plutarch, Herodotus, and Solinus had very different names for locations in and around this region: references to Dacia, for example, or to Scythia, Dalmatia, Pannonia, Thracia, and Illyria in early modern drama all derive from names in the ancient texts.
The Fool's Girl of the title is Violetta, the daughter of Viola and the Duke of Illyria- but Illyria has become a country torn by war, the Duke has been killed in the coup led by Sebastian, his beloved Viola long dead.
Breyer, along with five other legal notables, presided on the Supreme Court of Illyria, deciding whether Twelfth Night's Malvolio was entitled to $10,000 in actual damages, and $10 million in punitive damages, for his mistreatment at the hands of Countess Olivia and her underlings--a whopping award that, apparently, had been ordered by an Illyrian jury.