The Acharnians
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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesAristophanes.
StatementAristophanes ; with introduction, notes, and a dialectical glossary by W.W. Merry.
SeriesClarendon press series, Clarendon Press series
ContributionsMerry, W. Walter 1835-1918., Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969, signer., Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969, annotator., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 pts. in 1 v. (54, 76, 4 p.) ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16652315M

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From the Publisher Acharnians, first performed in BC, is a comedy about the ordinary farmer Dicaeopolis, evacuated from his land and pressed into service in the Peloponnesian War. Failing to interest his fellow Athenians in seeking peace, he arranges a magical private peace for by: Only eleven of his plays survive, and this volume contains Lysistrata, the hilariously bawdy anti-war fantasy; The Acharnians, a plea for peace set against the background of the long war with Sparta; and The Clouds, a satire on contemporary philosophy. Writing at/5. This is the first of the series of three Comedies--'The Acharnians,' 'Peace' and 'Lysistrata'--produced at intervals of years, the sixth, tenth and twenty-first of the Peloponnesian War, and impressing on the Athenian people the miseries and disasters due to it and to the scoundrels who by their selfish and reckless policy had provoked it, the consequent ruin of industry and, above all, agriculture, and the . FREE DOWNLOAD!By Ancient Greek playwright, Aristophanes, in which he carefully distinguishes between the police and the real targets of his acerbic wit, due to allegations of having committed slander against the police in another earlier play that he authored. Download it now!

Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The Acharnians By Aristophanes. Commentary: Several comments have been posted about The Acharnians. Download: A 67k text-only version is available for download. The Acharnians By Aristophanes Written B.C.E. .   Acharnians, Greek Acharneis, earliest of the extant comedies of Aristophanes, produced in is a forthright attack on the folly of war. Its farmer-hero, Dicaeopolis, is tired of the Peloponnesian War and therefore secures a private peace treaty with the Spartans for himself in spite of the violent opposition of a chorus of embittered and bellicose old charcoal burners of Acharnae. The Acharnians of Aristophanes Author: Aristophanes, Robert Yelverton Tyrrell Created Date: 9/10/ PM.   The third play - and earliest of the eleven surviving plays - by the Athenian playwright Aristophanes. First produced in BC, it won first place at the 5/5(1).

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Acharnians by Aristophanes. The Acharnians, a play by the Ancient Greek comedic writer and poet Aristophanes, follows a pragmatic farmer and Athenian citizen, Dicaeopolis, seeking “peace at any cost.” The satire was first produced in BCE and includes much phallic humor. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Acharnians by Aristophanes, Literary Classics, Classic Fiction | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. The Acharnians, whose vineyards were ravaged by the enemy, having got wind of this traitorous act, arrive in pursuit of Amphitheus just as Dicaeopolis is leaving his house to offer up a ritual prayer to .   The Acharnians Note: Uniform title: Acharnians. English Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Greek drama (Comedy) -- Translations into English Subject: Athens (Greece) -- Drama Subject: Peace treaties -- Drama Subject: Aristophanes -- Translations into English.