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In the first play he produced on his own behalf, Aristophanes launched a violent attack on Cleon, the leading politician of the day, on the whole style of leadership that he represented and on a system which seemed to guarantee that a bad leader could be displaced by a worse. Text with facing translation, commentary and notes.
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Alan H Sommerstein is Professor of Greek and Director of the Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception, University of Nottingham; editor of the Aristophanes volumes in the Aris PHIllips Classical Texts series and of Aeschylus Eumenides (Cambridge, 1989); author of Aeschylean Tragedy (Bari, 1996) and of Greek Drama and Dramatists (London, 2002); co-editor of Tragedy, Comedy and the Polis (Bari, 1993), Shards from Kolonos: Studies in Sophoclean Fragments (Bari, forthcoming) and several other multi-author volumes. He is coordinating a collaborative edition of selected fragmentary plays of Sophocles for this series.Language Notes:
Text: English, Greek (translation)
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Book Description Aris & Phillips Ltd, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: About Vg. Glossy white dj that doesn't show much wear. Book itself is in good+ condition with the looser binding pushing its condition down. Otherwise, pages are bright crisp and unmarked. Seller Inventory # 000454
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