Lysistrata by Aristophanes

Lysistrata by Aristophanes

by Aristophanes

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Overview

Lysistrata by Aristophanes by Aristophanes

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.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014972055
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 07/19/2012
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 182 KB

About 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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