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Acharnians ; Knights

by Aristophanes

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aristophanes -- Translations into English,
  • Greek drama (Comedy) -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 40-46) and index.

    Other titlesKnights.
    Statementedited and translated by Jeffrey Henderson.
    SeriesAristophanes -- 1., Loeb classical library -- 178., Loeb classical library
    ContributionsHenderson, Jeffrey., Aristophanes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3877.A1 H46 1998 vol. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 408 p. ;
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18818374M
    ISBN 100674995678
    OCLC/WorldCa39547682

    Aristophanes (Greek: Αριστοφάνης; c. BCE c. BCE) was a playwright of ancient Athens. About 11 of his works are known in full, and they are the only plays of the "Old Comedy" style to have survived. They are The Acharnians, The Birds, The Clouds, The Ecclesiazusae, The Frogs, The Knights, Peace, Plutus (Wealth), The Thesmophoriazusae, and The Wasps.5/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    The Knights (Ancient Greek: Ἱππεῖς Hippeîs; Attic: Ἱππῆς) was the fourth play written by Aristophanes, who is considered the master of an ancient form of drama known as Old play is a satire on the social and political life of classical Athens during the Peloponnesian War and in this respect it is typical of all the dramatist's early ters: Demosthenes a slave of Demos, . The Acharnians, Knights, Wasps, and Birds of Aristophanes: Translated Into English Prose. By a Graduate of the University of Oxford [i.e. John W. Warter]. N.A —

    This is the first of the series of three Comedies--'The Acharnians,' 'Peace' and 'Lysistrata'--produced at intervals of years, the sixth, tenth and twenty-first of the Peloponnesian War, and impressing on the Athenian people the miseries and disasters due to it and to the scoundrels who by their selfish and reckless policy had provoked it, the consequent ruin of industry and, above all. Aristophanes has books on Goodreads with ratings. Aristophanes’s most popular book is Lysistrata. Acharnians/Knights by. Aristophanes, Jeffrey Henderson (translator) avg rating — 69 ratings — 9 editions. Want to Read saving.


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First produced in 5th-century BCE Athens, The Knights is a comedy satirizing the mindlessness of the democracy in general and the rule of the then-current political leader Creon in particular. Aristophanes had a history of run-ins with Cleon.

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