Fragments of Old Comedy: Philonicus to Xenophon. Adespota v. III

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The era of Old Comedy (c. 485 -- c. 380 BCE), when theatrical comedy was created and established, is best known through the extant plays of Aristophanes, but there were many other poets whose comedies survive only in fragments. This new Loeb edition, the most extensive selection of the fragments available in English, presents the work of fifty-six poets, including Cratinus and Eupolis, the other members (along with Aristophanes) of the canonical Old Comic triad. For each poet and play there is an introduction, brief notes, ...

Fragments of Old Comedy: Philonicus to Xenophon. Adespota v. III 2011, Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674996779

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