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The Plays of Aristophanes

Here are some links to Aristophanes’ surviving comedies. I mentioned
two plays in class today (9/19) — “The Clouds,” in which Aristophanes
pokes fun at philosophy’s hero, and “The Lysistrata,” featuring a sex
strike by the women of Athens.

The Clouds: http://classics.mit.edu/Aristophanes/clouds.html

The Lysistrata: http://eawc.evansville.edu/anthology/lysistrata.htm

Enjoy.

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