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Lysistrata and Other Plays (1973) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. The Achanians is a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta. In Lysistrata a band of women tap into the awesome power of sex in order to end a war. The darker comedy of The Clouds satirizes Athenian philosophers, Socrates in particular, and reflects the uncertainties of a generation in which all traditional religious and ethical beliefs were being challenged.

Original title: Lysistrata. The Acharnians. The Clouds
Original languages: Ancient Greek


Genre: Drama and PlaysAncientGreekComedy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Acharnians, the (-425) [Play]
      Author: Aristophanes
     Clouds (-423) [Play]
      Author: Aristophanes
     Lysistrata (-411) [Play]
      Author: Aristophanes

Edition #1: Lysistrata. The Acharnians. The Clouds

Lysistrata. The Acharnians. The Clouds (1973)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Alan H. Sommerstein
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Manifested in:

Lysistrata and Other Plays (2002)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London & New York
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 0140448144
Dimensions: 4.8 x 7.7 x 0.9 in
Pages: 304

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