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Aristophanes Acharnians

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Aristophanes' Acharnians was performed at the Lenaia festival in Athens in 425 BCE. The play is the story of an old peasant farmer, Dikaiopolis, who has grown so disgusted with the Peloponnesian War and the patent self-serving of the city's leading politicians (abetted by the stupidity of his fellow-citizens) that he concludes a separate peace with the enemy. As a result, he gains access to an immense supply of wonderful things, including wine, eels, thrushes, and a pair of beautiful and compliant women. Whether he is a ...

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Aristophanes Acharnians
2004, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199275861

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Aristophanes Acharnians
2002, Clarendon Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198141952


Aristophanes: Acharnians
1980, Aris & Phillips

ISBN-13: 9780856681677


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