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Aristophanes

Overview
Works: 2,884 works in 10,722 publications in 18 languages and 109,499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Fiction  Humor  Textbooks  Sources  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Creator, Contributor, Librettist, Composer
Classifications: PA3877, 882
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Most widely held works by Aristophanes
The complete Greek drama; all the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a variety of translations by Whitney J Oates( Book )

14 editions published between 1938 and 1963 in English and held by 2,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume II continues the tragedies of Euripides and also contains the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander
Lysistrata by Aristophanes( Book )

80 editions published between 1865 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes helped shape comedy ... despite their often fantasical premises, were fairly consistently concerned with contemporary politics and social institutions. ... mildly aristocratic ... patriotic ... suspicious of social innovation ... sympathetic to the struggles of the common people ... unrestrained in insult ... exuberantly bawdy
The Acharnians by Aristophanes( Book )

84 editions published between 1828 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. The Achanians is a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta
Aristophanis Thesmophoriazusae by Aristophanes( Book )

350 editions published between 1524 and 1988 in 8 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clouds by Aristophanes( Book )

167 editions published between 1753 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic University of America Speech and Drama Department presents Aristophanes' "The Clouds," translated by William Arrowsmith, directed by Leo Brady, choral interpretation by Josephine McGarry Callan, setting and lighting by James D. Waring, costumes by Joseph Lewis
The frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

41 editions published between 1839 and 2014 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visiting the underworld, the god Dionysus seeks the counsel of the dead tragedians Aeschylus and Euripides on how to bring good writing back to Athens. A fierce debate - full of scathing insults and literary satire - ensues between the two dramatists
The frogs of Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

129 editions published between 1839 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The congresswomen (Ecclesiazusae) by Aristophanes( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Acharnians of Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

130 editions published between 1856 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus( Book )

8 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clouds by Aristophanes( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knights by Aristophanes( Book )

80 editions published between 1839 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Knights' is a satire on the social and political life of classical Athens during the Peloponnesian War, focusing on Paphlagonian, a comic monstrosity responsible for almost everything that's wrong with the world, and under the guise of whom Aristophanes was targeting the pro-war populist Cleon, who had previously brought a slander prosecution against the playwright. The play relies heavily on allegory and won first prize at the Lenaia festival when it was produced in 424 BC
Wealth by Aristophanes( Book )

206 editions published between 1517 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of 'Plutus' concerns Chremylus, a poor but just man, who accompanied by his body-servant Cario, consults the Delphic Oracle concerning his son, whether he ought not to be instructed in injustice and knavery and the other arts whereby worldly men acquire riches. By way of answer the god only tells him that he is to follow whomsoever he first meets upon leaving the temple, who proves to be a blind and ragged old man
Ten Greek plays by Gilbert Murray( Book )

10 editions published between 1929 and 1941 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Knights of Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

107 editions published between 1730 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladies' day; an English version by Aristophanes( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wasps by Aristophanes( Book )

13 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farce dealing with the antics of the Athenian jurors
The Birds of Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

66 editions published between 1824 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birds by Aristophanes( Book )

90 editions published between 1787 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This portrayal of a flawed utopia called Cloudcuckooland is an enchanting escape into the world of free-flying fantasy that explores the eternal dilemmas of man on earth
Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

3 editions published between 1924 and 1950 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers plays by one of the world's greatest comic dramatists in a bilingual edition
 
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The Acharnians
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Aristofan

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Aristofane c. 445-c. 385 a.C.

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Aristofane ca. 450-ca. 385 aC.

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Aristofane commediografo ateniese

Aristofane commediografo greco antico

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Aristófanes.

Aristofanês 0445?-0386?

Aristófanes 0445?-0386? av. J.-C.

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Aristofanes, asi 445 př. Kr.-asi 386 př. Kr.

Aristofanes ca. 448-380 v.Chr

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Aristófanes comediógrafo de la Antigua Grecia

Aristófanes de Cidateneo

Aristófanes dramaturgo da antiga Grecia

Aristofanesu

Aristofani

Aristofanīs

Aristofánīs 0445?-0386? av. J.-C.

Aristofanis ca 445-385 f.Kr

Aristofano

Aristofanov.

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Aristofāns

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Aristopanesu

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Aristophane

Aristophane 0445?-0386? av. J.-C.

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Aristophane asi 445-asi 386 př. Kr

Aristophane, asi 445 př. Kr.-asi 386 př. Kr.

Aristophane auteur de théâtre grec antique

Aristophane ca. 448-380 v.Chr

Aristophane ca. 450-ca. 385 aC.

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Aristophane dÁthènes ca. v445-v385

Aristophane dramaturge grec antique

Aristophanes

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Aristophanes Ancient Greek playwright

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Aristophanes Athenensis ca. v445-v385

Aristophanes Athenian playwright of Old Comedy

Aristophanes Atheniensis

Aristophanes Atheniensis 0445?-0386? av. J.-C.

Aristophanes Atheniensis ca. v445-v385

Aristophanes blijspeldichter

Aristophanes ca 445-ca 385 f.Kr

Aristophanes ca. 448-380 v.Chr Comicus clarissimus Graecus

Aristophanes ca. 450-ca. 385 aC.

Aristophanēs ca. v445-v385

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Aristophanes Comic.

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Aristophanes Ἀριστοφάνης ca. v445-v385

Aristophaneus ca 445-ca 385 f.Kr

Aristophanos ca. 448-380 v.Chr poeta comicus

Aristophanos, poeta comicus, ca. 448-380 v.Chr.

Aristophanous ca. v445-v385

Arisutofanesu

Arisutofanesu ca. 450-ca. 385 aC.

Arisutopanesu

Arisutopanesu ca. 450-ca. 385 aC.

Arisztophanész

Arisztophanész ca. 448-380 v.Chr

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Arystofanes.

Arystofanes ca. 450-ca. 385 aC.

Arystofanes ca. v445-v385

Aριστοφάνης

Ἀριστοφάνης

Ἀριστοφάνης 0445?-0386? av. J.-C.

Αριστοφάνης, 444-388 π.Χ

Αριστοφάνης Αρχαίος Έλληνας θεατρικός συγγραφέας

Αριστοφάνης περ. 445-385 π.Χ

Αριστοφανους

Аристофан

Аристофан ap 445-385 p.m.ē

Аристофан Афинский ок.445-ок.385 до н.э.

Аристофан древнегреческий комедиограф

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אריסטופאנוס

אריסטופאנס

אריסטופאנס. כספי זיוה

אריסטופניס

אריסטופנס

אריסטופנס 450 לערך-388 לערך

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أريستوفان

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아리스토파네스 B.C.448?-B.C.380?

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