a Greek comic playwright of the 4th century BCE; his plays include a skewering of Socrates and the sophists in The Clouds, the gender power reversal play Lysistrata and the pro-peace play The Acharnians; Aristophanes was also a character in Plato`s The Symposium, where he suggested that people in lo...
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[aris-TOF-a-neez] Lived in Athens in the 5th century BC. He wrote comedies for the theatre in Athens.
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[n] - an ancient Greek dramatist remembered for his comedies (448-380 BC)
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(c. 445-c. 380 BC) Greek comedy dramatist. Of his 11 extant plays (of a total of over 40), the early comedies are remarkable for the violent satire with which he ridiculed the democratic war leaders. He also satirized...
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noun an ancient Greek dramatist remembered for his comedies (448-380 BC)
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the greatest representative of ancient Greek comedy and the one whose works have been preserved in greatest quantity. He is the only extant ... [19 related articles]
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Aristophanes (ăr"istof'unēz) , c.448 B.C.–c.388 B.C., Greek playwright, Athenian comic poet, greatest of the ancient writers of comedy. His plays, the only full extant samples of the Greek Old Comedy, mix political, social, and literary satire. The direct attack on persons,...
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Aristophanes was the greatest comic poet of ancient Greece. He was born probably about the year 444 BC at Athens and died not later than 380 BC. Little is known of his life. He appeared as a poet in 427 BC, and having indulged in some sarcasms on the powerful demagogue Cleon, was ineffectually accus...
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Greek comedy dramatist. Of his 11 extant plays (of a total of over 40), the early comedies are remarkable for the violent satire with which he ridiculed the democratic war leaders. He also satirized contemporary issues such as the new learning of Socrates in The Clouds (423 BC) and the obsess...
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[vase painter] Aristophanes (active between 430 and 400 BC in Athens) was an ancient Greek vase painter of the Attic red-figure style. Three pieces signed by him are known. Two of them are bowls made by the potter Erginos, now in Berlin (Antikensammlung Berlin) and Boston (Museum of Fine Art...
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1) Ancient greek boy name 2) Aristophanes 3) Dramatist 4) Early comic writer 5) Playwright
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The Greek playwright Aristophanes (450-380 BC) is considered the foremost representative of the Greek theater. His comedies are sometimes still played today. The term "Aristophanes," a statement is as witty, funny and bitingly refers derisively. His work "The Peace" won second pr...
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