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Acharnians
By Aristophanes

Acharnians

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Acharnians by Aristophanes

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Another in the Focus Classical Library modern translations of works from the Classical world. This series of translations is noted for the clarity of translation and fidelity to the intent of the original work, with notes and an introduction that provide the student with access to the intent of the author in the original. As such these works are outstanding for their ability to provide the reader with the sense of the original as it was understood in its time and an excellent starting point for any interpretation or adaptation. The Acharnians is one of Aristophanes' anti-war comedies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781585100873
ISBN-10: 1585100870
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 9mm x 5mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
Publisher: Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
Publish Date: 1-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Aristophanes

Peter Meineck is Clinical Associate Professor of Classics, New York University, and Artistic Director of the Aquila Theatre Company.

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