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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Shrew' is a 'play within a play within a play' and subsequently a big ask for a small company like Illyria but this troupe of performers are proven masters at untangling plotlines and getting straight to the comedic elements.
Twins Viola and Sebastian crash land on the island of Illyria and Viola, thinking her brother dead, pretends to be a boy, Cesario, to get close to Duke Orsino.
Illusion and reality become almost indistinguishable with a man playing a girl disguised as a boy and all of the action taking place on Propeller's mysterious island of Illyria.
The story follows the antics of Viola Hastings (Amanda Bynes) when she arrives at Illyria Prep School.
Australia (DMGRA) to Illyria, the private investment vehicle of Mr
Illyria Theatre Company will be performing Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, set aboard a warship.
Elizabeth Hand, the author of Mortal Love (2004), Illyria (2010), Glimmering (1997), and Generation Loss (2007) (the first in the Cass Neary series) has won numerous prizes for her novels and short fiction, including the Nebula Award and the World Fantasy Award.
Arguing against the commonplace that Illyria represented the unknown for Shakespeare's audience, Elizabeth Pentland surveys a range of sixteenth-century texts to show that it was not just "a place of lyricism, illusion, and exotic fantasy," but was fairly well known "as an ancient kingdom with a long and fascinating history of piracy, resistance to Rome, and female rule" (163).
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.
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.
The archeological excavations, which aimed at searching for civilizations that had lived in Skopje Citadel for thousands of years was the reason for the request of the NGO "Wake Up" to force our scientists to discover Illyria roots there at any cost.
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.