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The History Of European Theatre - Philip Rowe EPISODE 15, 10th August 2020
Aristophanes: Comedy, Satire, War
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Aristophanes: Comedy, Satire, War

Episode 15

The story of the life, times and plays of Aristophanes, the creator of the only complete plays that we have from the genre of 'old comedy'. He lived in Athens during the turbulent times of the Peloponnesian war and used satire and comedy to criticise the war leaders and Athenian society.