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Complete Plays of Aristophanes

By: Aristophanes

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL: 2/22/2010

Seller ID: 9780553213430

ISBN: 0553213431

Condition: USED


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Lysistrata

By: Aristophanes

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 874596

ISBN: 874596

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Birds and Other Plays

By: Aristophanes

Price: $6.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 7/3/2013

Seller ID: 9780199555673

ISBN: 0199555672

Condition: USED


This new verse translation of Aristophanes' comedies offers one of the world's great comic dramatists in a form that is both historically faithful and theatrically vigorous. Aristophanes' plays were produced for the festival theater of classical Athens in the fifth century BC and encompass the whole gamut of humor, from brilliantly inventive fantasy to obscene vulgarity. This edition includes a substantial general introduction and introductory essays for each of the plays, as well as full explanatory notes and an index of names. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics ... View more info

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Lysistrata and Other Plays

By: Aristophanes

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 4/3/2014

Seller ID: 9780140448146

ISBN: 0140448144

Condition: USED


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 [email protected] What's something we can leverage against me... View more info

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Four Plays by Aristophanes : The Clouds, the Birds, Lysistrata, the Frogs

By: Aristophanes/ Arrowsmith/Latti

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PLUME: 10/9/2009

Seller ID: 9780452007178

ISBN: 0452007178

Condition: USED


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. @PussyWhip What's something we can leverage against men? What's the one thing we're good for again? It's on the tip of my tongue. From "Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less" View more info

Wasps, The Poet and the Women & The Frogs

By: Aristophanes/Barrett

Price: $3.50

Seller ID: 9780140441529

ISBN: 0140441522

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Birds

By: Aristophanes/Henderson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: FOCUS PUB/R PULLINS CO: 10/6/2011

Seller ID: 0941051870

ISBN: 0941051870

Condition: USED


This is an English translation of Aristophanes' greatest comedy the Birds and is the story of birds taking control of the government. Includes background material on the historical and cultural context of this work, suggestions for further reading, and notes. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture. View more info

Lysistrata

By: Aristophanes/Parker

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 6/5/2013

Seller ID: 071136004996

ISBN: 071136004996

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Lysistrata/The Acharnians/The Clouds

By: Aristophanes/Sommerstein

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 12/1/2012

Seller ID: 9780140442878

ISBN: 0140442871

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Four Texts on Socrates

By: Plato & Aristophanes

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CORNELL UNIV PR: 4/25/2014

Seller ID: 9780801485749

ISBN: 0801485746

Condition: USED


Widely adopted for classroom use, this book offers translations of four major works of ancient Greek literature which treat the life and thought of Socrates, focusing particularly on his trial and defense (three dialogues by Plato: Euthyphro, Apology of Socrates, and Crito) and on the charges against Socrates (Aristophanes' comedy Clouds).This is the only collection of the three Platonic dialogues that also includes Clouds, a work that is fundamental for understanding the thought of Socrates in relation to the Athenian political community and to Greek poetry. Thomas G. West's introductio... View more info

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Trials of Socrates: Six Classic Texts

By: Plato/Aristophanes/Xenophon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 5/30/2011

Seller ID: 9780872205895

ISBN: 0872205894

Condition: USED


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