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Ar·is·toph·a·nes

 (ăr′ĭ-stŏf′ə-nēz) 448?-388? bc.
Greek playwright whose comedies, including The Clouds (423) and Lysistrata (411), satirize Athenian society, politics, and philosophy.

Aristophanes

(ˌærɪˈstɒfəˌniːz)
n
(Biography) ?448–?380 bc, Greek comic dramatist, who satirized leading contemporary figures such as Socrates and Euripides. Eleven of his plays are extant, including The Clouds, The Frogs, The Birds, and Lysistrata

Ar•is•toph•a•nes

(ˌær əˈstɒf əˌniz)

n.
448?–385? B.C., Athenian comic playwright.
A•ris•to•phan•ic (əˌrɪs təˈfæn ɪk) adj.
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Aristophanes

[ˌærɪsˈtɒfəniːz] NAristófanes

Aristophanes

[ˌærɪsˈtɒfəˌniːz] nAristofane m
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Starting with Aristophenes the sex was explicit and rude.
The critical perception of Aristophenes is transmitted later to the critics like Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Longinus and Plutarch.
Aristophenes writes a play, The Birds, in which a geometer announces his intention to make a square circle.