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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.
(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)
448?–385? B.C., Athenian comic playwright.
A•ris•to•phan•ic (əˌrɪs təˈfæn ɪk) adj.
|Noun||1.||Aristophanes - an ancient Greek dramatist remembered for his comedies (448-380 BC)|