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ANCIENT GREEK COMEDY: ORE MINERS (C 420’s BCE)

 I had planned on examining another comedy by Cratinus for my next Ancient Greek Comedy post here at Balladeer’s Blog. Understandably my sister Rosemary’s hospitalization has changed quite a few things. She is out of the hospital now but needs more assistance than usual for a while so with the limited time I have available right now I figured it was better to do a brief take on the VERY fragmentary remains of Pherecrates’ comedy Ore Miners AKA Metalles.

THE PLAY

A group of ore miners accidentally dig so deep underground that they stumble upon the Netherworld. While there they observe the automatist Utopia that Pherecrates depicts the souls of the dead as dwelling in.

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OREDIGGERS READY TO KICK BUTT IN BUTTE

The Montana Tech Orediggers are as hard-charging as ever and their latest version of their mascot isn’t the only thing new in Digger sports right now – the Newmont Scoreboard project is moving along, the men’s basketball program has a new head coach in Aaron Woliczko and the women’s hoops team is holding their camp from July 19th to the 22nd.

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