The Knights

The Knights

by Aristophanes Aristophanes
     
 

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The 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 plays. It is unique however in the relatively small number of its characters and this was due to its scurrilous preoccupation with one man, the pro-war populist Cleon.See more details below

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The 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 plays. It is unique however in the relatively small number of its characters and this was due to its scurrilous preoccupation with one man, the pro-war populist Cleon.

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ISBN-13:
9781617205705
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
01/06/2012
Pages:
44
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.11(d)

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