Jocasta


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(Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus

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Jocasta Innes, author of Home Time says: "Throwing your energies into a deep clean once a year - twice if you have really high standards - is really, really good for you.
Which daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta in Greek mythology was the subject of a tragedy by Sophocles?
Based on Statius' classical Latin Thebaid, they say, it medievalizes the stories of Oedipus and Jocasta; Polynices and Etiocles; Antigone, Creon, and Theseus; and the Siege of Thebes.
Meanwhile, Murtagh stays at Jocasta's home and he isn't thrilled to hear that Jocasta is planning to marry Brianna off.
The Commitments' actress has landed the role of Jocasta Cameron, a blind slave owner in colonial America, in the fourth series of the popular show.
Aging managing director Charlie Forsythe begins his work day with a phone call to Jocasta Binns, the unacknowledged illegitimate daughter of Weibigand Funeral Home founder Karl Heinz Sr.
Translated by Valentina Eftivoulou and directed by Andy Papadimitriou, the cast includes popular Stavros Louras as old Oedipus, the priest and Teiresias; Koullis Nicolaou as middle-aged Oedipus, Creon and Therapon; and Giorgos Kyriakou as young Oedipus, Creon and the messengers; and Stela Fyrogeni as Jocasta.
The chinless Tristan or Jocasta that blurted it out during their wholly under-prepared meeting with the boss of BBC One's programme planning department probably knew the idea stank too.
Sitting down to salad and pasta, you can broach subjects like whether Jocasta (his mom!
As we shall see between Oedipus and Jocasta, the deficiencies of Abram's faith are compounded in his spouse's misbelief.
This inquiry is incorporated into the central agon among the leading characters (Eteocles, Polynices, Jocasta), who resort to the discrepancy between name and reality or the controversial relationship between the two, in their attempt to downplay or altogether reject the moral and sociopolitical values or principles of their opponents.
Gaston's second encounter with Bernstein was when she was chosen to sing the role of Jocasta in the Stravinsky opera oratorio "Oedipus Rex." This piece had Alistair Cooke as narrator.
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