Ismene


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Ismene

(ĭsmē`nē), in Greek legend, daughter of Oedipus and sister of Antigone.
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ANTIGONE and ISMENE - daughters of Oedipus and sisters of Polyneices and Eteocles.
Gerardine Meaney persuasively shows that Enright's Veronica "problematizes this polarized understanding of Antigone as either political or familial, and of the polarization of feminine identity into either submissive immanence figured in Ismene or radical transcendence" figured in Antigone (2011, 156).
Ismene Speliotis, executive director of MHANY, said her firm is "eager to work in Nassau County to create beautiful, sustainable and truly affordable housing" for individuals and families with low and moderate incomes.
Ltd., Singapore, for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the m/v Ismene. The gross charter rate is $12,125 per day, minus a 5% commission paid to third parties, for a period until minimum January 1, 2020 up to maximum March 31, 2020.
Il libretto di Jaroslav Vrchlicky (1853-1912), uno dei piu grandi poeti boemi, ricalcava quello scritto da Quinault nel lontano 1686 con minime varianti (il reinserimento di Goffredo, Germando e Ismene e la soppressione delle allegorie e delle confidenti di Armida), mentre le musiche di Dvorak, alie prese con la sua ultima opera completa, rappresentavano il culmine massimo dello stile d'ispirazione wagneriano che trovava la sua realizzazione in un dolorosissimo e struggente finale: dopo aver ucciso Ismene, Rinaldo confronta un cavaliere misterioso che abbassa la guardia non appena il cristiano impreca il nome di Armida.
"You have underwritten these deals so tightly you are literally going line by line through the project to find the money," says Ismene Speliotis, executive director of the Mutual Housing Association of New York.
Real-world considerations of probability would also have us look askance at a number of other questions, not only the cunning ones raised by Sandor Goodheart concerning the conflicting accounts of Laius' death, but also more mundane explorations of the improbable (or impossible?), such as just how old Jocasta was when she gave birth to Ismene?
The only surviving child is Ismene who lives a cautious and conventional life, leaving fighting to men; as she says: "We are women and do not fight with men." (19) One of the lessons of the Theban tragedies is humility.