Aristophanes: Lysistrata (Focus Classical Library)

Aristophanes: Lysistrata (Focus Classical Library)

by Aristophanes

ISBN-10: 0941051021
ISBN-13: 9780941051026
Publisher: Focus
Edition: - 1988

Book Description
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 between the sexes. This edition includes background material on the historical and cultural context of this work, suggestions for further reading, notes, and a map. The Focus Classical Library provides close translations with notes and essays to provide access to understanding Greek culture and the roots of contemporary thought.