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The History of Ancient Greece

Sep 4, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the Lenaia, the intricacies of Athenian Old Comedy, and what is known about the lives and works of the earliest comedic poets, who set the stage for Aristophanes, whose eleven surviving works effectively define the genre today, which include The AcharniansThe KnightsThe CloudsThe WaspsPeaceThe BirdsLysistrataThe Women at the ThesmophoriaThe FrogsThe Assembly Women, and Wealth

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