Aristophanes and Euripides: A Palimpsestuous Relationship

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May, Gina;
(2012)
  • Subject: PA

Aristophanes allows Euripides to interrupt constantly. In Athenian comedy of the fifth century they are on stage together, both literally and figuratively. Despite Aristophanes’ comedies having a meaning of their own, Euripides’ lines are so clearly visible underneath t... View more
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    Trach. 229ff Birds 1734 Eum. 217 ...were united by the Contingent

    Cf. Pindar fr.30 Birds 1745 Prom. 993-4 ...his earth shaking Contingent

    Cf. Soph. O.C. 1606, Eur.

    El. 748 Lysistrata 188, Seven Against ..for the blood to run

    Thebes, 42-48 into a shield.. Lysistrata 299- Choe. 631-8 ...vicious. Lemnians as a 300 euphemism for

    6.138.4 Lysistrata 347 Eum. 292-3 Lady of the Lake. Epithet Contingent

    4.515, Hdt. His. 4.178-80

    The swallows...fleeing Trach.1166-8 I wrote down ... Ritual

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