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By A. M. Bowie

This e-book examines the performs of the Greek comedian author Aristophanes and makes an attempt to reconstruct the responses of the unique audiences by utilizing anthropological concepts to check the performs with these Greek myths and rituals that percentage comparable tale styles or subject material. it's the first e-book to use this sort of research systematically to all of the comedies, and in addition differs from past experiences in that it doesn't impose a unmarried interpretative constitution at the performs. All Greek is translated.

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