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Aristophanes By Alexandra Briggs

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Aristopha-who? Aristophanes was a comic writer and dramatist who lived in Greece, around. 448-380BC Very little is thought about the man and his life, including his year of birth and demise (which have been evaluated from the dates of his works), where he was from and his parentage. A wide range of urban communities guarantee that he was conceived there. Be that as it may, it is imagined that he was a received national of Athens because of Athenian parentage. The most plausible story is that his was the child of Philippus of Ægina. It is practically distinct that he was instructed in Athens and was an understudy of Prodicus. His 3 children – Araros, Philippos and Nicostratus – were additionally funny writers.

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Comedy Career Aristophanes is known as the "Father of Comedy" and the "Sovereign of Ancient Comedy". He was a Greek Old Comic writer, who profoundly built up the Old Attic Comedy. His works are the main surviving case of Old Attic Comedy. Old Attic Comedy still enormously utilized the methods of the tune , emulate and vaudeville , and utilized strong dream and denunciation (oppressive or brutal dialect), parody , amusingness and political feedback . He is thought to have composed 40-44 plays, 11 of which survive today. There was a considerable measure of political substance in his plays, one of which is thought to be the main case of an against war play. They caricaturized surely understood Athenians of the time and their behavior in the Peloponnesian War. This included Statesman Cleon, who indicted him a few times because of the substance of his material and who likewise attempted to deny Aristophanes of his municipal rights, on the grounds of wrongness, in reprisal.

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The Lost Plays (Dated) Banqueters (427BC) Babylonians (426BC) Farmers (424BC) Merchant Ships (423BC) Clouds (1 st rendition - 423BC) Proagon (422BC) Amphiaraos (414BC) Plutus ( Wealth, 1 st variant - 408BC) Gerytades (most likely 407BC) Kokalos (387BC) Aiolosikon (2 nd adaptation - 386BC)

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The Lost Plays (Undated) Polyidos Seasons Storks Telemessians Triphales Thesmophoriazusae ( Women at the Thesmophoria Festival , second form) Women in Tents Aiolosikon (first form) Anagyros Frying Pan Men Daidalos Danaids Centaur Heroes Lemnian Women Old Age Peace (second form Phoenician Women

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Surviving Plays The Achamians (425BC) The Knights (424BC) The Clouds (unique - 423BC, modified - 419-416BC) The Wasps (422BC) Peace (first form - 421BC) The Birds (414BC) Lysistrata (411BC) Thesmophoriazusae ( Women at the Thesmophoria Festival , first form - c. 411BC) The Frogs (405BC) Ecclesiazusae ( The Assemblywomen - c. 392 BC) Plutus ( Wealth second form – 388BC)

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