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The frogs and other plays

Aristophanes

The frogs and other plays

by Aristophanes

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, Eng .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Victoria University Library has Northrop Frye"s copy with his annotations.

StatementtAristophanes ; translated with an introduction by David Barrett.
SeriesPenguin classics, Frye annotated -- no. 430
ContributionsBarrett, David, Frye, Northrop.
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19492389M

Description - Aristophanes: Frogs and Other Plays by Aristophanes This vibrant collection of verse translations of Aristophanes' works-featuring Clouds, Women at the Thesmophoria (or Thesmophoriazusae), and Frogs-combines historical accuracy with a sensitive attempt to capture the rich dramatic and literary qualities of Aristophanic comedy. Th is book presents the Greek text of Aristophanes’ Frogs with a facing English translation. Th e Greek text is that of F. W. Hall and W. M. Geldart (), from the Oxford Classical Texts series, which is in the public do-main and available as a pdf. Th is text has also been digitized by the Perseus Project ().File Size: KB.

FROGS Brekekekex, ko-ax, ko-ax. DIONYSUS But you, perchance, don't care. FROGS Brekekekex, ko-ax, ko-ax. DIONYSUS Hang you, and your ko-axing tool There's nothing but ko-ax with you. FROGS That is right, Mr. Busybody, right! For the Muses of the lyre love us well; And hornfoot Pan who plays on the pipe his jocund lays;. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Frogs and Other Plays by Aristophanes (Trade Paper) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The Poet And The Women & The Wasps by Aristophanes Paperback Book The - The Frogs, The Poet And The Women & The Wasps by Aristophanes Paperback Book The. $

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