Lysistrata (Illustrated)

Lysistrata (Illustrated)

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by Aristophanes
     
 

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Lysistrata - Aristophanes' anti-war comedy, written in 411 BC, has female characters, led by the eponymous Lysistrata, barricading the public funds building and withholding sex from their husbands to secure peace and end the Peloponnesian War. In doing so, Lysistrata engages the support of women from Sparta, Boeotia, and Corinth. All of them are at first aghast at the… See more details below

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Lysistrata - Aristophanes' anti-war comedy, written in 411 BC, has female characters, led by the eponymous Lysistrata, barricading the public funds building and withholding sex from their husbands to secure peace and end the Peloponnesian War. In doing so, Lysistrata engages the support of women from Sparta, Boeotia, and Corinth. All of them are at first aghast at the suggestion of withholding sex, but they finally agree and swear an oath to support each other. The woman from Sparta, Lampito, returns home to spread the word there.

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ISBN-13:
9781304060044
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
05/22/2013
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
592,719
File size:
4 MB

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