The Frogs

Aristophanes

The Frogs
Format
Hardback
Publisher
Mint Editions
Country
United States
Published
24 November 2020
Pages
58
ISBN
9798888971697

The Frogs

Aristophanes

The Frogs follows interpersonal conflicts between men and women, Greek gods, and the natural and supernatural. Using extraordinary circumstances, the author provides commentary on multiple public figures spanning religion, politics and literature.

The Frogs is one of Aristophanes' most notable works. The story centers on Dionysus, the god of fertility and wine, who's also known as a patron of the arts. In an effort to restore Greek tragedy to its former glory, Dionysus travels to the underworld to bring the late playwright Euripides back to life. While on this mission he encounters other prominent figures such as Aeschylus, the "Father of Tragedy," and Heracles, the Greek demigod.

Aristophanes' work is filled with biting humor and colorful commentary that has stood the test of time. Unlike his peers, a portion of his plays (11 out of 40) survived his death and remain fully intact. The Frogs offers a glimpse into the impressive catalog that made Aristophanes one of the greatest playwrights of his era.

With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Frogs is both modern and readable.

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