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Aristophanes

(c. 448—380 bc) Greek comic dramatist


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(c. 450–c. 385 bc),

Greek comic dramatist. His surviving plays are characterized by exuberant language and the satirization of leading contemporary figures.

Subjects: Classical studies


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