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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Acropolis allies allusion Aphrodité Aristophanes Artemis ATHENIAN Yes Athens Attica Available in U.S. bowl CAIDNICE CALONICE celebrated CHORUS O1 CHORUS OF OLD CHORUS OF WOMEN CINESIAS Oh CINESIAS Yes citadel Cmasms dance darling dear Demeter Dionysus Envoys Eugene O'Neill fellows festival ﬁll ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁnger ﬁre ﬁrst ﬂames ﬂeet ﬂowing gowns ﬂy gates goddess gods Greece Greek Hecaté Heliast Henrik Ibsen HERALD Hippias hold your tongue honour husband IVIAGISTRATE Lacedzmonian LACONIAN LAMPITO look Luigi Pirandello LYSISTRATA Oh MAGISTRATE Oh maidens Maliac Gulf MARKET-LOUNGER Megara Melanion mighty Myronides MYRRHINE coming back MYRRHINE Yes never noble oath ofﬁcer ofthe OLD MEN Ah peace Peloponnesian Pherecrates Phew pray Pylos quick retum sacriﬁce Scythians seized Sicilian Expedition Sparta Stratyllis surely swear tell there's thing THIRD WOMAN treasure tunic twill water-pots wife wild William Shakespeare wine word WQMEN Zeus