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“The Clouds” (Νεφέλαι Nephelai, Latin: Nubes) is a comedy by Aristophanes. It was first produced in BC, but was not as well-received as. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. The Clouds (Nubes) (Greek) [W. W. Merry, Aristophanes] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers.

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Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. 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. This text is part of: SergioMar rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Impressed, Strepsiades nubess to be introduced to the man behind these discoveries.

Strepsiades est agricola qui divitem feminam in matrimonium duxit; filius eorum Pheidippides propter equorum amorem multum aes alienum contraxit. Djan added it Mar 23, Helrg added it Dec 13, Susana Moragrega rated it liked it Dec 18, Jerry marked it as to-read Oct 08, If you are into the Greek plays, this is a very interesting one!


Search the Perseus Catalog for: Want to Read saving…. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system. Socrates appears overhead, wafted in a basket at the end of a rope, the better to observe the Sun and other meteorological phenomena.

Ultima scaena ‘novum studium’ Phedippidis efficit ut pater Strepsiades duo creditores vitet. I’ve been a huge fan of Focus for a while, but this is embarrassing and I will not be getting another from their classical library series. What other items do customers buy after nbes this item? The play remains aristopuanes for its caricature of Socrates, and is mentioned in Plato’s Apology as a contributor to the philosopher’s trial and execution.

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The Clouds Ancient Greek: This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. However, it is still possible to recognize in him the distinctive individual defined in Plato’s dialogues.

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Start reading Clouds on your Kindle in under a minute. Aristophanes portrays intellectuals as an arrogant class of effete and pasty skinned unbelievers. Filius non vult, quamobrem patrem ipsum ire ad ludum necesse est.

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Walter Combs rated it really liked it Mar 04, Sarah May marked it as to-read Aug 08, Aristopyanes satirized the political and social issues of 5th-century-BC Athens, such as the ongoing Peloponnesian War, the structure of the city-state, the role of women in public life, and the influence of philosophers notably Socrates in shaping public opinion.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Anita added it Feb nubbes, Needed for a course and it was very helpful. Four Plays by Aristophanes: Arien Vega marked it as to-read Oct 20, Commentary references to this page 1: Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue.


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