The Acharnians

The Acharnians

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by Aristophanes, Literary Classics, Classic Fiction
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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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, agriculture, and the urgency of asking Peace. In date it is the earliest play brought out by the author in his own name and his first work of serious importance.

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ISBN-13:
2940015096002
Publisher:
Literary Classics
Publication date:
08/30/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
74
File size:
38 KB

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The Acharnians 1.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Brett Hall More than 1 year ago
All I see are garbage characters. Even the modern introduction is unreadable.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago