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The Acharnians
     

The Acharnians

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by Aristophanes
 

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This is the first of the series of three Comedies--'The Acharnians,' 'Peace' and 'Lysistrata'--produced at intervals of years, the sixth, tenth and twenty-first of the Peloponnesian War, and impressing on the Athenian people the miseries and disasters due to it and to the scoundrels who by their selfish and reckless policy had provoked it, the consequent ruin of

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This is the first of the series of three Comedies--'The Acharnians,' 'Peace' and 'Lysistrata'--produced at intervals of years, the sixth, tenth and twenty-first of the Peloponnesian War, and impressing on the Athenian people the miseries and disasters due to it and to the scoundrels who by their selfish and reckless policy had provoked it, the consequent ruin of industry and, above all, agriculture, and the urgency of asking Peace. In date it is the earliest play brought out by the author in his own name and his first work of serious importance.

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BN ID:
2940149744688
Publisher:
HM
Publication date:
07/24/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
38 KB

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The Acharnians 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
manirul01 More than 1 year ago
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