Lysistrata and Other Plays (4P)


Brilliantly written and translated, this book contains one of Aristophanes` most famous plays, Clouds, which irreverently skewers the sophists and sceptics of his day. When the King of Syracuse asked Plato what he should read to understand how the average Athenian thought, he replied, ``Aristophanes.`` You will be fascinated to see just how ``modern`` the humor is, or, as the introduction explains, how ``ancient`` our modern comedy is. Please note that one play that is not read in Omnibus IV, Lysistrata, has a mature theme. Soft 250p