The Clouds

The Clouds

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by Aristophanes
     
 

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The career of Aristophanes as a writer of comedies lasted forty years, from 427 to c. 386. At least forty plays were attributed to him in antiquity, eleven of which survived into the Middle Ages and thus to our own day: the earliest of these eleven is Acharnians(425) and the last Wealth(388). Clouds was produced in 423, and was placed by the judges third of the three…  See more details below

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The career of Aristophanes as a writer of comedies lasted forty years, from 427 to c. 386. At least forty plays were attributed to him in antiquity, eleven of which survived into the Middle Ages and thus to our own day: the earliest of these eleven is Acharnians(425) and the last Wealth(388). Clouds was produced in 423, and was placed by the judges third of the three plays competing at the City Dionysia that year.

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"A work of unusual excellence and an indispensable tool for all who are interested in understanding Aristophanes."—Hermathena

"A splendid book, easily the best edition of a play of Aristohanes yet to appear in this country."—Classical Review

"At last we have a major edition and a splendid commentart remarkable both for its learning and its conciseness."—American Journal of Philology

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ISBN-13:
9781492342861
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/05/2013
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)

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Peter Meineck is Clinical Associate Professor of Classics, New York University, and Artistic Director of the Aquila Theatre Company.

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