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Aristophanes (c. 447-c. 385 bc), a contemporary of Socrates, was the last and greatest of the Old Attic comedians. Eleven of his forty plays survive.

Alan H. Sommerstein is head of the classics department at Nottingham.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Aristophanes -- Translations into English.
Lysistrata (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Peace movements -- Drama.
Women and peace -- Drama.