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The Frogs (Greek Comedy)

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The Frogs tells the story of the god Dionysus, who, despairing of the state of Athens' tragedians, travels to the underworld to bring the playwright Euripides back from the dead. He brings along his slave Xanthias, who is... See More

$3.93 $4.06 Price verified 21 hours ago
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The Acharnians (Greek Comedy)

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The protagonist, Dikaiopolis, miraculously obtains a private peace treaty with The Spartans and he enjoys the benefits of peace in spite of opposition from some of his fellow Athenians. See More

$4.63 $4.64 Price verified one day ago
Drama & Plays

Lysistrata (Plays for Performance Series)

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(473 reviews)

Aristophanes' great anti-war drama glorifies the power of fertility in the face of destruction. Mr. Rudall's new translation recaptures the splendid variety of diction in Aristophanes, so that instead of a heavily poetic... See More

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Drama & Plays

Lysistrata (Focus Classical Library)

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This English translation of Aristophanes' most popular comedy will appeal to the modern reader because of its lively and imaginative plot, memorable heroine, good jokes, and appeal for peace and tolerance between nations and... See More

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The Ecclesiazusae (Greek Comedy)

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A group of women, led by the wise and redoubtable Praxagora, has decided that the women of Athens must convince the men to give them control of the city, as they are convinced they can do a better job. Disguised as men, the... See More

$3.26 $3.39 Price verified 10 hours ago
Literature & Fiction

The Plays of Aristophanes

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions... See More

$4.16 $4.17 Price verified one day ago
Anthologies

Harvard on the Beach: The Complete 71 Volumes of Harvard Classics (The Five Foot Shelf & The Shelf of Fiction): The Infamous Anthology of the Greatest Works of World Literature

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(17 reviews)

Get smarter on the sun! Whether that be on the beach or in the deck chair on your terrace or backyard. The Harvard Classics in 51 volumes include the essential works of world literature, showing the progress of man from... See More

$1.99 Price verified 13 hours ago
Drama & Plays

The Birds: A Play

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(41 reviews)

Birds rule the sky -- and man -- in this entertaining work by the Ancient Greek playwright known for Lysistrata and The Clouds. This award-winning comedy -- first performed in Greece in 414 BC -- remains a delightful read... See More

$2.99 Price verified 7 hours ago
Drama & Plays

Lysistrata

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(470 reviews)

Lysistrata ("Army Disbander") is an ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes, originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC. It is a comic account of a woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War between... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Ecclesiazusae

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The game begins with Praxagora leaving the house on the Athenian street before dawn. She wears a fake beard and men's clothes, and she carries a cane and a lit lamp. A chorus of Athenian women enter one on one, all dressed... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Birds

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(15 reviews)

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The Frogs

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(14 reviews)

The Frogs is a comedy written by the Ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes. It was performed at the Lenaia; one of the Festivals of Dionysus in Athens; in 405 BC; and received first place. See More

$1.21 Price verified 6 hours ago
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The Clouds (Greek Comedy)

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(47 reviews)

Strepsiades complains to the audience that he is too worried about household debts to get any sleep - his aristocratic wife has encouraged their son's expensive interest in horses. Strepsiades, having thought up a plan to... See More

$3.80 Price verified 22 hours ago
Literature & Fiction

The Comedies, Vol. 2

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The so-called old comedy, of which Aristophanes is the only surviving representative, flourished at the time of the Peloponnesian War which shook Greek civilization. There is no good single modern analogue of the old comedy... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Comedies, Vol. 1

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The so-called old comedy, of which Aristophanes is the only surviving representative, flourished at the time of the Peloponnesian War which shook Greek civilization. There is no good single modern analogue of the old comedy... See More

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Literature & Fiction

Comedies

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Aristophanes, nicknamed the "father of comedy", wrote in a different way than the first tragedies. He was troubled by everyday problems, rarely associated with the past. Gods also rarely appeared in his works, like the... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Acharnians

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This is the comedy of the ancient Greek comedian Aristophanes, the earliest of his plays that have survived to this day. Together with "Mir" and "Lysistrata" refers to the "anti-war" comedies of the author. It refers to a... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Frogs

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"The Frogs" by Aristophanes. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered... See More

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Drama & Plays

Complete Plays of Aristophanes

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(42 reviews)

A poet who hated an age of decadence, armed conflict, and departure from tradition, Aristophanes' comic genius influenced the political and social order of his own fifth-century Athens. But as Moses Hadas writes in his... See More

$5.99 Price verified 23 hours ago
Literature & Fiction

Plutus

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This is a comedy of the ancient Greek comedian Aristophanes. First introduced in 408 BC e., was later redesigned and put on the scene in 388 BC. e. in a contest with four more poets. Competition results are unknown. Put on... See More

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The Wasps (Greek Comedy)

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The play begins with a strange scene -- a large net has been spread over a house, the entry is barricaded and two slaves are sleeping in the street outside. A third man is positioned at the top of an exterior wall with a... See More

$3.57 Price verified 11 hours ago
Literature & Fiction

The Knights

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Knighs are not just equestrians: the whole estate was called in Athens - those who had enough money to keep a war horse. These were wealthy people, had small estates outside the city, lived on their income, and wanted Athens... See More

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Literature & Fiction

The Wasps

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Old Philokleon was so addicted to attending court hearings that his son Bdelikleon locked him in the house and stretched a net around the house. He wants to ensure a quiet life for his father, but Philokleon does not at all... See More

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The Eleven Comedies Vol. 2

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Eleven of his 40 plays survive virtually complete. These plays, provide the only real examples of a genre of comic drama known as Old Comedy, and they are in fact used to define the genre. Also known as the Father of Comedy... See More

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The Eleven Comedies Volume I

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Eleven of his 40 plays survive virtually complete. These plays, provide the only real examples of a genre of comic drama known as Old Comedy, and they are in fact used to define the genre. Also known as the Father of Comedy... See More

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The Eleven Comedies: Complete

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Eleven of his 40 plays survive virtually complete. These plays, provide the only real examples of a genre of comic drama known as Old Comedy, and they are in fact used to define the genre. Also known as the Father of Comedy... See More

$0.99 $2.99 Save 67% Price verified one day ago
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