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The 1st re-creation in virtually sixty years, this quantity of Aristophanes' Lysistrata brings the play thoroughly modern with glossy scholarship. It presents the 1st whole account of its heritage and comprises new information regarding the comedian theater and its social and political context. Lysistrata not just brims with topical references to social existence, faith, and politics in classical Athens; it's also one in every of our greatest assets for info at the lifetime of ladies in antiquity, delivering a different glimpse in their daily life.

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