Frogs, The by ARISTOPHANES

Athens is in a sorry state of affairs. The great tragedian, Euripides, is dead, and Dionysus, the god of the theater, has to listen to third-rate poetry. So, he determines to pack...

Chorus of Women by ARISTOPHANES

LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Chorus of Women by Aristophanes. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 21, 2012.Aristophanes was a comic playwright of...

The Frogs

The Frogs tells the story of the god Dionysus, who, despairing of the state of Athens' tragedians, travels to the underworld to bring the playwright Euripides back from the dead....

Lysistrata

Lysistrata is a comedy originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC. A comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War. Lysistrata persuades...

The Knights

The Knights is a satire on political and social life in 5th-century BC Athens, the characters are drawn from real life and Cleon is clearly intended to be the villain. However it...

Lysistrata

Lysistrata (/laɪˈsɪstrətə/ or /ˌlɪsəˈstrɑːtə/; Attic Greek: Λυσιστράτη, "Army Disbander") is a comedy by...

The Clouds

Strepsiades complains to the audience that he is too worried about household debts to get any sleep – his aristocratic wife has encouraged their son's expensive interest in...

The Knights

"The Knights" is a satire on the social and political life of classical Athens during the Peloponnesian War.Aristophanes was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. 

The Frogs

"The Frogs" is a comedy written by the Ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes.Aristophanes was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. Translated by E D A...

The Clouds

"The Clouds" is a Greek comedy play written by the celebrated playwright Aristophanes.Aristophanes was a comic playwright of ancient Athens.Translated by William James...

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