Aristophanes and Athens: An Introduction to the Plays

Synopsis

Aristophanes' comedies are famous for their comic characters and earthy humor. But they are also highly topical, with many contemporary political allusions easily missed today. This book provides students with a long needed accessible and essential introductory guide to the plays, focusingparticularly on information about the Athens of the day.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Doucylas Macdowell
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1995