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

By Douglas M. MacDowell

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

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