Aristophanes: Thesmophoriazusae

Alan H. Sommerstein

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ISBN: 9780856685590

Publication: April 1, 1994

Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts

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Thesmophoriazusae is perhaps the funniest of all Aristophanes' comedies, in which gender inversion and transvestism run riot as the tragic dramatist Euripides is made to take part in a hilarious spoof on some of his own favourite plot lines, with his own life at stake as well as that of his loyal and much-put-upon old relative. This edition offers a freshly constituted text making use of papyri published within the last few years, together with the first fully annotated English translation there has been of this play.

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Format: Paperback

Size: 210 x 149 mm

254 Pages

ISBN: 9780856685590

Publication: April 1, 1994

Series: Aris & Phillips Classical Texts

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