The Knights by Aristophanes

The Knights by Aristophanes

by Aristophanes
     
 

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THE KNIGHTS, dating to about 424 BC, is the fourth play written by Aristophanes. A masterful Old Comedy satire, the play examines the social and political life of classical Athens during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC).  See more details below

Overview

THE KNIGHTS, dating to about 424 BC, is the fourth play written by Aristophanes. A masterful Old Comedy satire, the play examines the social and political life of classical Athens during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014971409
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
07/19/2012
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
199 KB

Meet the Author

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.

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