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Ecclesiazusae

Alan H. Sommerstein

in Aristophanes: Ecclesiazusae

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687075
eISBN:
9781800342903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687075.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the text and translation of Aristophanes's surviving play Ecclesiazusae (The Assemblywomen. In Ecclesiazusae the women of Athens are presented as conspiring successfully to take ... More


Commentary

Alan H. Sommerstein

in Aristophanes: Ecclesiazusae

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687075
eISBN:
9781800342903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687075.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the commentary for Aristophanes's Ecclesiazusae or The Assemblywomen. It begins with the definition of the name Praxagora, which means something like “she who is effective in ... More


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