By Myfanwy Tristram, Kenneth Dover

Author note: David Harvey (Editor), John Wilkins (Editor), Myfanwy Tristram (Illustrator), Kenneth Dover (Forward)
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Due to the shortage of surviving texts by means of different poets, you possibly can disregard that Aristophanes wrote for pageant and that competition was once a major part within the rhetoric of his comedies, particularly Clouds and Knights .

This vital learn, comprising 26 essays by means of top foreign students offered at a convention held on the Institute of Classical experiences in London in 1996, goals to advertise a greater realizing of Aristophanes' paintings by means of assessing that of his many opponents, together with Cratinus, Hermippus and Eupolis, who on a regular basis triumphed over Aristophanes at significant civic fairs.

The papers additionally ponder the facts for Aristophanes' rival poets in different assets, significantly painted vases. The chapters are divided into 5 sections: enhancing comedian fragments, poets of outdated Comedy, the transition to heart Comedy, literary topics and social topics.

Contributors:
Kenneth Dover, W Geoffrey Arnott, Wolfgang Luppe, Ralph M Rosen, James Davidson, S Douglas Olson, Dwora Gilula, David Harvey, Jeffrey Henderson, David Braund, Giorgos Kavvadias, Ian C Storey, Thomas Braun, Heinz-Guenther Nesselrath, Keith Sidwell, N J Lowe, Bernhard Zimmermann, Stephen Colvin, Michael Silk, Angus Bowie, John Wilkins, Nick Fisher, Andrew Dalby, Edith corridor, Christopher Carey, Alan H Sommerstein, Paola Ceccarelli, Ian Ruffell.

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