The clouds of Aristophanes

added not as a comicall divertisement for the reader, who can expect little in that kind from a subject so antient, but as a necessary supplement to the life of Socrates

Written in English
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Edition Notes

SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
ContributionsStanley, Thomas, 1625-1678
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. 67-93
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15141227M

The Clouds. By. Aristophanes. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Pages: Downloads: 5, Share This. The Clouds. By. Aristophanes. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The play is great at juxtaposing (often faux) solemn/reverent language with utter nonsense and vulgarity, as is the case here. Strepsiades is trying to pay homage to these new "gods" he's met via Socrates (i.e., the Clouds), but apparently all the noise they made on their big entrance made him feel some serious longing for the potty. : Aristophanes: Acharnians, Lysistrata, Clouds () by Aristophanes and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). Aristophanes Book Summary: "The Clouds" is a comedy written by the celebrated playwright Aristophanes lampooning intellectual fashions in classical Athens. "The Clouds" was originally produced at the City Dionysia in BC and it was not well received, coming last of the three plays competing at the festival that year.

The Clouds was staged at the City Dionysia of b.c.e. and was awarded third place among the three competitors. Having taken first place with The Acharnians and The Knights at the Lenaia. Get this from a library! Aristophanes' Clouds. [Aristophanes; Jeff Henderson] -- Clouds, first performed in BC, is a comedy about the revolutionary social, intellectual and educational changes that characterized the Athenian enlightenment of the late fifth century and that.

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Th is book presents the Greek text of Aristophanes’ Clouds with a fac-ing English translation. Th e Greek text is that of F.W. Hall and W.M. Geldart (), from the Oxford Classical Texts series, which is in the pub-lic domain and available as a pdf.

Th is text has also been digitized by the Per-seus Project ().File Size: KB. Aristophanes was an Athenian conservative, and here he illustrated his dislike for those that taught the new way of knowledge, all of whom he identifies as sophists.

The clouds are a lovely metaphor for the shifty and subjective nature of sophistic reasoning--one /5. Aristophanes' comedy "Clouds" is a humorous send-up of Greek rationalism, science, atheism, and lawyerly sophistry, as supposedly represented by Socrates and the philosophical and sophistic schools of Athens.

Aristophanes portrays intellectuals as an arrogant class of effete and pasty skinned unbelievers. Except for their skills in rhetoric /5(12). Aristophanes' Clouds (Bryn Mawr Commentaries, Greek) Aristophanes. Plastic Comb. $ Aristophanes 1: Clouds, Wasps, Birds (Hackett Classics) Aristophanes.

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Download: A 86k text-only version is available for download. The Clouds By Aristophanes Written B.C.E. Dramatis Personae STREPSIADES PHIDIPPIDES SERVANT OF STREPSIADES DISCIPLES OF SOCRATES SOCRATES. Aristophanes. BCE. BCE: Translator: Hickie, W.

Title: The Clouds Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Classical literature Subject: Comedies Subject: Greek drama (Comedy) -- Translations into English Subject: Aristophanes -- Translations into English Subject.

The clouds of Aristophanes book book contains three plays by Aristophanes. I read only The Clouds, which is a play that pokes some fun at Socrates. Strepsiades goes to the Thinkery, a place where Sophist characters meet to discuss big issues/5.

The Clouds - audiobook ARISTOPHANES ( - BCE), translated by William James HICKIE (-) Strepsiades is an Athenian burdened with. THE CLOUDS, by Aristophanes - FULL AUDIOBOOK Strepsiades is an Athenian burdened with. This is an English translation of Aristophanes' famous comedy, Clouds, noted for its critique of philosophy, society and education.

It includes essays on Old Comedy and the Theater of Dionysus, suggestions for further reading, notes on production, and a map. The Clouds Summary. We have to admit; we start out feeling pretty bad for Strepsiades. The poor guy is apparently in mountains of debt because his son, Pheidippides, has a fondness for horse racing.

So, it's not even his debt, but his son's. Cue the violins, because we're so ready to sympathize with his plight. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Clouds by Aristophanes at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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Brand: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. The Clouds by Aristophanes The Clouds (Ancient Greek: Νεφέλαι Nephelai) is a comedy written by the celebrated playwright Aristophanes lampooning intellectual fashions in classical Athens.

It was originally produced at the City Dionysia in BC and it was not well received, coming last of the three plays competing at the festival that year. Clouds, Greek Nephelai, comedy by Aristophanes, produced in play attacks “modern” education and morals as imparted and taught by the radical intellectuals known as the Sophists.

The main victim of the play is the leading Athenian thinker and teacher Socrates, who is purposely (and unfairly) given many of the standard characteristics of the Sophists. “The Clouds“ (Gr: “Nephelai“) is a comedy by the ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes, originally produced at the Athens City Dionysia of BCE.

It is perhaps the world’s first extant “comedy of ideas” and lampoons intellectual fashions in classical Athens. In the play, Strepsiades, an elderly Athenian mired in debt Ratings: By: Aristophanes ( BCE) Strepsiades is an Athenian burdened with debt from a bad marriage and a spendthrift son.

He resolves to go to the Thinking Shop, where he can purchase lessons from the famous Socrates in ways to manipulate language in order to outwit his creditors in. Buy a cheap copy of Clouds book by Aristophanes. This is an English translation of Aristophanes famous comedy, Clouds, noted for its critique of philosophy, society and education.

It includes essays on Old Comedy Free shipping over $/5(5). The comic drama Clouds ( BC) is one of the most famous and popular satires ever written.

In it Aristophanes, the greatest comic dramatist of ancient times, takes issue with the intellectual and moral depravity of his fellow Athenians, particularly with their thirst for radical innovations in traditional ways of thinking and for their unscrupulous self-interest. Buy a cheap copy of Lysistrata and Other Plays book by Aristophanes.

Writing at the time of political and social crisis in Athens, Aristophanes was an eloquent yet bawdy challenger to the demagogue and the sophist. The Achanians is a Free shipping over $/5(5). This new paperback edition of Aristophanes' popular play includes the complete Greek text and extensive notes and commentary.

Dover examines the two versions of the play, recounts the history of the text, and analyzes a number of problems surrounding the play's interpretation, including the Greek notion of right and wrong, the purpose of the chorus, and Brand: Barnes & Noble Press. The Chorus of Clouds comments on the proceedings and in the end the Phrontisterion is burned to the ground by Strepsiades.

The flaw of the play is Aristophanes is trying to satirize the Sophists, who were popularizing a new philosophy that denied the possibility of ever reaching objective truth, he picked the wrong target/5(17). Share - The Clouds by Aristophanes Hardcover Book. The Clouds by Aristophanes Hardcover Book.

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The Clouds. ARISTOPHANES ( - BCE), translated by William James HICKIE ( - ) Strepsiades is an Athenian burdened with debt from a bad marriage and a spendthrift son. He resolves to go to the Thinking Shop, where.

Aristophanes: The Clouds of Aristophanes, acted at Athens at the Great Dionysia B.C. the Greek test rev. with a translation into corresponding metres introduction and commentary, (London, G.

Bell and sons, limited, ), also by Benjamin Bickley Rogers (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Clouds NPR coverage of Clouds by Aristophanes. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

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It includes essays on Old Comedy and the Theater of Dionysus, suggestions for further reading, notes on production, and a map/5(K). The Clouds - Ebook written by Aristophanes. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Clouds.In this new Loeb Classical Library edition of Aristophanes, Jeffrey Henderson presents a freshly edited Greek text and a lively unexpurgated translation with full explanatory notes Three plays are in Volume II of the new edition.

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