Aristophanes

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 2


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

The Frogs


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Athens is in a sorry state of affairs. The great tragedian, Euripides, is dead, and Dionysus, the god of the theater, has to listen to third…

Lysistrata


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Lysistrata read by a group of college students. First performed in classical Athens c. 411 B.C.E., Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata” is the origina…

The Clouds


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Strepsiades is an Athenian burdened with debt from a bad marriage and a spendthrift son. He resolves to go to the Thinking Shop, where he c…

Lysistrata (version 2)


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Lysistrata has had enough. She is tired of the constant war that is ravaging Greece and has come up with a solution: Together with female fr…

Chorus of Women


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Chorus of Women by Aristophanes. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 21, 2012.Aris…

The Acharnians (Billson Translation)


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Loaded with cryptic, nearly indecipherable inside jokes and double entendres, this early comedy of Aristophanes has a simple, anti-war premi…

Lysistrata (version 3)


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The women of Athens are sick of the Peloponnesian war that has dragged on for year after year after year, causing great hardship to everyo…

The Drama: A Quarterly Review


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This is a collection of theatrical essays from the American quarterly The Drama, including six non-fiction works -- 3 profiles: Schnitzler, …

Ecclesiazusae


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Στην αρχαια Αθηνα οι γυναικες αποφασισαν να παρουν την εξουσια απο τους αντρες για να λυσουν τα προβληματα του κρατους και των πολιτων. Λεγε…