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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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To introduce modern audiences to how Aristophones meant these comedies to be staged, Ewans (drama, U.
Lysistrata, adapt: Joseph Milton from Aristophones; dir: Ian Gallanar.
It seemed an unlikely success, a one-hour dance work based on a speech by Aristophones from Plato's Symposium.
(16) The reader will recall the super-human strength exhibited by Aristophones' mythological figure of the "androgyne" in Plato's Symposium in which the androgyne and other spherical beings had to be cut in half so as not to exceed divine power and knowledge.