By Keith Sidwell

ISBN-10: 0521519985

ISBN-13: 9780521519984

This ebook presents a brand new interpretation of the character of outdated Comedy and its position on the center of Athenian democratic politics. Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his opponents belonged to opposing political teams, every one with their very own political time table. via disguised sketch and parody in their competitors' paintings, the poets expressed and fuelled the political clash among their factions. Professor Sidwell rereads the valuable texts of Aristophanes and the fragmented is still of the paintings of his opponents within the gentle of those arguments for the political foundations of the genre.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aristophanes the Democrat: The Politics of Satirical Comedy during the Peloponnesian War PDF

Best ancient history books

Das Dreiecksverhältnis Tiberius-Germanicus-Drusus (German - download pdf or read online

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Weltgeschichte - Frühgeschichte, Antike, be aware: sehr intestine, Universität Potsdam (Geschichte), Veranstaltung: Der Tod des Germanicus, 25 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Germanicus gehört zu den verhinderten Großen in der Geschichte.

Download e-book for iPad: Sources for the Study of Greek Religion, Corrected Edition by David G. Rice,John E Stambaugh

Considering the fact that its preliminary e-book in 1979, assets for the learn of Greek faith has develop into a necessary lecture room source within the box of classical reports. The Society of Biblical Literature is happy to give a corrected edition—in a brand new, appealing, and electronic-friendly format—with hopes that it'll encourage a brand new iteration of classicists and non secular historians.

Zwischen Krieg und Usurpation: Die Außenpolitik Constantius’ by Denis Strohmeier PDF

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Weltgeschichte - Frühgeschichte, Antike, notice: 1,0, Universität Potsdam (Historisches Institut), Veranstaltung: Die constantinische und valentinische Dynastie, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die Regierungszeit Constantius II. wurde von Aurelius Victor sehr treffend mit folgendem Zitat beschrieben: „Doch Julius Constantius, der jetzt 23 Jahre lang als Augustus die Herrschaft innehat, steht, indem ihn Unruhen bald von außen, bald im Inneren bedrängen, nur selten unter Waffen.

New PDF release: The Legend of Seleucus: Kingship, Narrative and Mythmaking

Within the chaos that the dying of Alexander the nice his distinctive marshal Seleucus used to be lowered to a fugitive, with just a horse to his identify. yet by the point of his personal demise, Seceucus had reconstructed the majority of Alexander's empire, equipped Antioch, and develop into a king in his flip, one revered for justness in an age of cruelty.

Extra resources for Aristophanes the Democrat: The Politics of Satirical Comedy during the Peloponnesian War

Example text

Download PDF sample

Aristophanes the Democrat: The Politics of Satirical Comedy during the Peloponnesian War by Keith Sidwell

by Brian

Rated 4.98 of 5 – based on 9 votes