Aristophanes and Athens: An Introduction to the Plays by Douglas M. MacDowell

By Douglas M. MacDowell

Aristophanes' comedies are well-known for his or her comedian characters and earthy humor. yet also they are hugely topical, with many modern political allusions simply ignored this day. This ebook presents scholars with an extended wanted available and crucial introductory consultant to the performs, focusing fairly on information regarding the Athens of the day.

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