The Frogs, Volumes 1-2

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Clarendon Press, 1905 - 157 pages

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As is well known, the god Dionysus likes to bring Euripides, who has recently died, back to the quick. But when he comes to Hades, it turns out to become a competition between Euripides and Aeschylus ... Read full review

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