Lysistrata [Illustrated Edition]
Aristophanes (ca. 456 BC - ca. 386 BC) was a Greek Old Comic dramatist. He is also known as the Father of Comedy and the Prince of Ancient Comedy. "Lysistrata" was written during the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta and argues not so much for pacifism as for the idea that the states ought not be fighting one another at this point but combining to rule Greece.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TheDivineOomba - www.librarything.com
This play is funny! Its about a bunch of women who are pissed about the war, so the decide to withhold sex from their husbands... And this translation, probably faithful to the original feel of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MaowangVater - www.librarything.com
First produced in 411 BCE in the midst of the Peloponnesian War, Aristophanes’s raunchy comedy depicts an end to the conflict when the women of both sides, led by the Athenian Lysistrata. Having ... Read full review