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The Acharnians

Aristophanes

The Acharnians

by Aristophanes

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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

  Acharnians.: With introd., English prose translation, critical notes and commentary. With an appendix: an Aristotelian analysis of the comic, illustrated from. The earliest surviving comic drama, Acharnians is a highly committed play. Its message is that Athens war with the Peloponnesians can and should be ended, and that peace will mean the restoration of normal life. First published in , this edition has been updated, and presents the Greek text with facing-page translation, commentary and notes.

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.   The oldest surviving Greek comedy; The Acharnians by Aristophanes. A Greek Athenian man who is fed up with war against the Spartans buys a personal peace treaty with the nation.

The Acharnians (Billson Translation) Loaded with cryptic, nearly indecipherable inside jokes and double entendres, this early comedy of Aristophanes has a simple, anti-war premise that resounds down the centuries. On flimsy pretexts, greedy politicians have embroiled . Immediately download the The Acharnians [and] the Clouds [and] Lysistrata summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching The Acharnians [and] the Clouds [and] Lysistrata.


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"The Acharnians" is the first of the war trilogy which leads to the more renowned play "Lysistrata". From my quick read (without checking all the footnotes to disentangle relationships or illusions), this play is a comic farce about a private property owner making a private peace during the War/5.

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The Acharnians book Scan an ISBN with your phone Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare : Paperback. 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.

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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.

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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.

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Choose the part of The Acharnians which. The first play of the collection, "The Acharnians," begins with a long soliloquy by Athenian citizen Dikaiopolis, who expresses his frustration with the drawn out process of trying to build peace between Athens and its various enemies, a process that (as the narrative later reveals), is highly corrupt.

The Acharnians by Aristophanes THE ACHARNIANS by Aristophanes [Translator uncredited. Footnotes have been retained because they provide the meanings of Greek names, terms and ceremonies and explain puns and references otherwise lost in translation.

Occasional Greek words in the footnotes have not been included. Footnote numbers, in brackets. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aristophanes. Acharnians.

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