Aristophanes (c.446 BC - c.386 BC) was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. Eleven of his approximately forty plays survive, providing modern understanding of the Old Comedy genre. Little is known of his personal life.
Lysistrata by Aristophanesby Aristophanes
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LYSISTRATA is a classic Old Comedy set during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC). Wearied by 20 years of war, Lysistrata persuades the women of Athens to withhold sexual favors from their husbands and lovers as a means of forcing them to negotiate peace with Sparta.
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