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Aristophanes: Wasps

Alan H. Sommerstein (ed.)

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682124
eISBN:
9781800342927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682124.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Wasps was first produced at the Lenaea festival of 422 BC. The play is at once a political satire and also, like Clouds and the lost Banqueters, a comedy on the theme of the conflict of generations. ... More


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