Four Plays by Aristophanes

Four Plays by Aristophanes

The Birds; The Clouds; The Frogs; Lysistrata

Translator: Douglass Parker

Translator: William Arrowsmith
Translator: Richmond Lattimore

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452007178
  • 624 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult

Overview

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.


Four Plays by Aristophanes

Four Plays by Aristophanes

Translator: Douglass Parker, Aristophanes, Translator: William Arrowsmith, Translator: Richmond Lattimore

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