Acharnians ; Lysistrata ; Clouds
This anthology includes English translations of three of Aristophanes' most popular plays: Acharnians, Clouds, and Lysistrata. Complete with introductions and notes, this volume collection provides honest translations of Aristophanes' ribald humor. Each of these plays is available from Focus in a single play edition, edited by Jeffrey Henderson. Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture.
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Acharnae Acharnians actors allies Aristophanes Aristophanes's asshole Athenian Athenian Ambassador Athens Attic audience beat Better Argument Boeotian Calonice celebrate character Chorus Leader citadel citizen Cleisthenes Cleon Clouds comic poets dance dear democracy democratic demos Dercetes Dicaeopolis Dionysus dramatic drink enemy Euripides father festival friends girls goddess gods Godson Greater Dionysia Greece Greek hear Heracles here's hero husband Hyperbolus joke King Knights komos Lamachus Lampito look Lysistrata Magistrate Megacles Megara Megarian Men's Leader Myrrhine never Nicarchus numbered Old Comedy parabasis parody peace Peloponnesian Pericles Persian phallos Pheidippides Pitcher play political politician portrayed Pupil pussy SCENE Second Creditor Semichorus sing slaves Socrates song sophists Spartan Spartan Ambassador Spartan Herald speak spectators speech Strepsiades swear Telephus tell theatrical Theban Theorus things Thinkery traditional tragedy tragic treaty What's who's wife wives women Worse Argument young Zeus