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The Frogs [in translation] by Aristophanes
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The Frogs [in translation]

by Aristophanes

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While parts of this play were opaque to me (I assume references to other classical Greek plays that I have not read), other sections were quite amusing. I particularly enjoyed the fight between Aeschylus and Euripides for the position of best (dead) writer of tragedy! ( )
  leslie.98 | Apr 20, 2015 |
As is well known, the god Dionysus likes to bring Euripides, who has recently died, back to the quick. But when he comes to Hades, it turns out to become a competition between Euripides and Aeschylus, who is the greater poet. Now, who should be saved? I saw the play in the sixties. In a South-German fringe theatre. With croaking from an audio tape.
  hbergander | Feb 10, 2014 |
Edition: Reprinted Edition // Descr: lx, 276 p. 17 cm. // Series: Classical Series Call No. { 882 A4 12 } Edited with Introduction, Commentary and Critical Notes by T.G. Tucker Contains Greek and English Indices. // //
  ColgateClassics | Oct 26, 2012 |
Edition: Second Edition // Descr: 83 p. 17.5 cm. // Series: Clarendon Press Series Call No. { 882 A4 10 c. #2. } Part I: Introduction and Text With Introduction and Notes by W.W. Merry Contains Index. // //
  ColgateClassics | Oct 26, 2012 |
Edition: Fourth Edition // Descr: 83 p. 17 cm. // Series: Clarendon Press Series Call No. { 882 A4 11 } Part I: Introduction and Text With Introduction and Notes by W.W. Merry Contains Index. // //
  ColgateClassics | Oct 26, 2012 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Aristophanesprimary authorall editionscalculated
Henderson, JeffreyTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Heubner, HeinzTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lattimore, RichmondTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Murray, GilbertTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rogers, Benjamin BickleyTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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4 Plays: Assembly-Women / Frogs / Lysistrata / Wasps by Aristophanes

4 Plays: Assembly-Women / Frogs / Lysistrata / Wealth by Aristophanes

4 Plays: Birds / Clouds / Frogs / Lysistrata by Aristophanes

4 Plays: Birds / Clouds / Frogs / Wasps by Aristophanes

4 Plays: Birds / Frogs / Lysistrata / Wasps by Aristophanes

4 Plays: Birds / Frogs / Lysistrata / Women at the Thesmophoria by Aristophanes

4 Plays: Clouds / Frogs / Wasps / Women at the Thesmophoria by Aristophanes

5 Plays: Assembly-Women / Birds / Frogs / Lysistrata / Women at the Thesmophoria by Aristophanes

Aristophanis Comoediae. Tomus II: Lysistratam, Thesmophoriazusas, Ranas, Ecclesiazusas, Plutum, Fragmenta, Indicem Nominum continens (Oxford Classical Text) by Aristophanes

5 Plays: Birds / Clouds / Frogs / Lysistrata / Wasps by Aristophanes

5 Plays: Birds / Clouds / Frogs / Wasps / Women at the Thesmophoria by Aristophanes

6 Plays: Assembly-Women / Birds / Frogs / Lysistrata / Wealth / Women at the Thesmophoria by Aristophanes

8 Plays: Assembly-Women / Birds / Clouds / Frogs / Lysistrata / Peace / Wasps / Women at the Thesmophoria by Aristophanes

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Nella Germania del primo dopoguerra il ragazzo Elias Canetti legge Aristofane; e allorché nel Frutto del fuoco egli rievocherà quel periodo, il suo ricordo gli apparirà "totalmente dominato dalla turbolenza degli avvenimenti pubblici e insieme, come se si trattasse dello stesso mondo, dalle commedie di Aristofane, nell'impressione violenta della prima lettura". "Avrei dovuto essere cieco per non notare la somiglianza con ciò che vedevo intorno a me... Si potrebbe dire che lo sguardo crudele di Aristofane offriva l'unica possibilità di tenere unito ciò che si frantumava in mille schegge."

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0198150059, Paperback)

Among extant Greek comedies, the Frogs is unique for the light it throws on Classical Greek attitudes toward tragedy and literature in general. It merits a much more extensive commentary than it has so far received, and the establishment of the text itself has rested for over a century on collations which were inadequate and inaccurate. At the same time, its most problematic passages have been the subject, in recent years, of more scholarly articles than those of any other Greek play. In this introduction, edition, and commentary, Sir Kenneth Dover presents the relevant data, arguments, and considerations as fully as can reasonably be done in one volume.

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