Assembly of Women


124 pages, Paperback

ISBN: 1573921335


Language: English

Publish: 859881600000


Ecclesiazusae, probably produced in 391 BC, is at once a typically Aristophanic fantasy of gender inversion, obscenity and farce, the earliest surviving work in the western Utopian tradition, and the source of a blueprint for a communist society on which Plato may well have drawn in his Republic.

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