First presented in 411 B.C., this ancient comedy concerns the efforts of Lysistrata, an Athenian woman, to persuade other women to join together in a strike against the men of Greece, denying them sex until they've agreed to put down their arms and end the disastrous wars between Athens and Sparta.
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Review: Lysistrata and Other PlaysUser Review - Giovanni - Goodreads
I picked this up at a used book store (in impressive condition) simply out of curiosity: I'd read Plato's Symposium, and loved Aristophanes' speech on love, so how were his actual plays? I guess the ... Read full review
Review: Lysistrata and Other PlaysUser Review - Kate Weiskopf - Goodreads
So far, I have read Lysistrata and it's hilarious. Sure, ancient Greek humor is bawdy as hell, but you know what? Penises are funny! It really shows how slowly human nature changes. Read full review