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The Acharnians and three other plays of Aristophanes

Aristophanes

The Acharnians and three other plays of Aristophanes

by Aristophanes

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Published by J.M. Dent, E.P. Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Acharnians, The knights, The birds, The peace
Statementtranslated by J. Hookam Frere
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsFrere, John Hookham, 1769-1846, Aristophanes.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxii, 253 p
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15155456M

Aristophanes has books on Goodreads with ratings. Aristophanes’s most popular book is Lysistrata.   Collecting three comedies that show Aristophanes tackling the consequences of war and social upheaval in Athens with his characteristic wit, Lysistrata and Other Plays is translated from the Greek with an introduction and notes by Alan H. Sommerstein in Penguin g at a time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent, yet bawdy challenger to the /5(5).

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  The Clouds (Νεφέλαι / Nephelai) is a comedy written by the celebrated playwright Aristophanes lampooning intellectual fashions in classical Athens. It was originally produced at the City Dionysia in BC and it was not well received, coming last of the three plays . Aristophanes wrote his plays between to B.C.E. Aristophanes lived in the time of Socrates and Thucydides, a generation behind Sophocles and Euripides. Plato lived a generation after Aristophanes. Aristophanes produced at least forty plays, .


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Acharnians, Greek Acharneis, earliest of the extant comedies of Aristophanes, produced in is a forthright attack on the folly of war. Its farmer-hero, Dicaeopolis, is tired of the Peloponnesian War and therefore secures a private peace treaty with the Spartans for himself in spite of the violent opposition of a chorus of embittered and bellicose old charcoal burners of Acharnae.

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aristophanes. Acharnians and three other plays of Aristophanes. Get this from a library. The Acharnians and three other plays of Aristophanes.

[Aristophanes.; John Hookham Frere]. This collection of three plays by the Classical Greek playwright Aristophanes satirizes various aspects of the society and culture of Athens several centuries before the birth of Christ. The first and third ("The Acharnians" and "Lysistrata") focus on the city's need for, but.

“The Acharnians” (Gr: “Akharneis”) is the earliest of the eleven surviving plays of the ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes, and a classic of the highly satirical genre of drama known as Old was first produced in BCE and won first place at the Lenaia festival.

The protagonist, Dikaiopolis, miraculously obtains a private peace treaty with the Spartans and he enjoys the Ratings: The scenario is touching (is this the last time they will see each other alive?) and the military history buff in me adores the warrior's helmet and his shield, which has an eye painted on it.

This weekend I became curious about Aristophanes and so read one of the three plays included in the book, The Acharnians, translated by Alan Sommerstein. The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as "The Birds and Other Plays," "Lysistrata and Other Plays," and "The Wasps/The Poet" and the "Women/The Frogs."/5(72).

Aristophanes was a prolific and much acclaimed comic playwright of ancient Greece, sometimes referred to as the Father of of his forty plays have come down to us virtually complete (along with up to with 1, brief fragments of other works), and are the only real examples we have of a genre of comic drama known as Old s: The book contains three plays by Aristophanes.

I read only “The Clouds,” which is a play that pokes some fun at Socrates. Strepsiades goes to the Thinkery, a place where Sophist characters meet to discuss big issues.

There he meets Socrates and engages him in a conversation/5(36). THE PURPOSE OF ARISTOPHANES' ACHARNIANS Until reeently it was aeeepted without question that Aristo­ phanes' purpose in Acharnians was to advanee a serious plea for peaee in a humorous form.

This view has been rejeeted by several writers in the last few deeades1). However, a detailed ease against taking the play seriously has yet to be made. Aristophanes’ “ACHARNIANS” Produced in BCE ‘Aristophanes’ - "Greek Dramas" (p, which includes the work of other writers or translators.

That’s what they did to poor Aristophanes last year when, in his play, he had a few words to say about Cleon. Well, Cleon immediately rushed him off to the Council and there spat out a.

Lysistrata/The Acharnians/The Clouds by Aristophanes, translated by Alan H. Sommerstein translated: format: page Penguin Classics paperback (27th printing of a publication) acquired: May read: Aug rating: 4 stars This was a nice corrective after all the dire Greek Tragedies/5(12).

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Acharnians by Aristophanes. The Acharnians, a play by the Ancient Greek comedic writer and poet Aristophanes, follows a pragmatic farmer and Athenian citizen, Dicaeopolis, seeking “peace at any cost.” The satire was first produced in BCE and includes much phallic humor.

Barrett, David () The Frogs and Other Plays Penguin Books Barrett, David and Sommerstein, Alan (eds)() The Birds and Other plays Penguin Classics Hall, Edith & Wrigley, Amanda (), Aristophanes in Performance BC – AD Peace, Birds and Frogs, Legenda (Oxford)Born: c.

BC, Athens. The Plays of Aristophanes: The Frogs and Three Other Plays of Aristophanes(Volume 2). The eleven surviving plays of Aristophanes are published in the Penguin Classics series as The Birds and Other Plays, Lysistrata and Other Plays, and The Wasps/The Poet and the Women/The Frogs/5(35).

Collecting three comedies that show Aristophanes tackling the consequences of war and social upheaval in Athens with his characteristic wit, Lysistrata and Other Plays is translated from the Greek with an introduction and notes by Alan H.

Sommerstein in Penguin Classics.4/5(K). This great book contains all eleven surviving plays by Aristophanes. This makes it excellent value. The translation by Paul Roche into modern, colloquial English is very good.

Roche doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to using crude language, so anyone who is offended by bad language will not like it/5(26). Acharnians. This is the earliest of the 11 comedies of Aristophanes that have survived intact.

Acharnians ( bce; Greek Acharneis) is a forthright attack on the folly of the farmer-hero, Dicaeopolis, is tired of the Peloponnesian War and therefore secures a private peace treaty with the Spartans for himself in spite of the violent opposition of a chorus of embittered and bellicose.

Complete summary of Aristophanes' The Acharnians. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Acharnians.Aristophanes. Aristophanes (c. BC) was Athens's greatest comic playwright, whose plays define the genre of Old Comedy.

His was a precise, poetic vision articulated in pin-sharp images, his works being some of the most revealing Read more. Related Books.Aristophanes: The Acharnians and three other plays of Aristophanes / (London: Dent ; New York: Dutton, [,c]), also by John Hookham Frere (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Aristophanes: The Acharnians, Knights, and Clouds.

(London, H.G. Bohn, ), also by B. D. Walsh (page images at HathiTrust).