The Symposium and Komos in Aristophanes

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Aris & Phillips, 2007 - 243 pages
Since the publication of the first edition of this book, in 2003, much important new literature has come out, requiring review. The works on drinking parties have focused more and more on Hellenistic and Roman banquets, while drawing parallels with sympotic matters in Classical Athens. This revised second edition provides translations or paraphrases of all the Greek and Latin (except in a few passages which contain discussions of technical matters) to make the book more accessible for students of Aristophanes who do not read these languages.

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About the author (2007)

Babette Puetz is based at the University of Wellington. Her research interests are Greek Old Comedy, the symposium and the komos. She has taught courses in Greek and Latin literature, especially drama and epic, and in Greek and Roman religion and language.

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