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Aristophanes (I) (450–388)

Ancient Greek poet and comic dramatist Aristophanes was the son of Philippus of Athens. A leading exponent of the Athenian "Old Comedy," Aristophanes lived most of his life during the Peloponnesian War against Sparta (431-404). Some of his works include "Acharnians" (425), "Knights" (424), "In the Clouds" (423), "In the Wasps" (422), "The Peace" (... See full bio »

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in Greece

Died:

(age 62) in Greece

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Chi-Raq
Chi-Raq Writer
(2015)
Lisístrata
Lisístrata Writer
(2002)
The Girls
The Girls Writer
(1968)
Lysistrata
Lysistrata Writer
(1972)

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 2015 Chi-Raq (play "Lysistrata' by)
 2010 Braunfels: Die Vogel - The Birds (after: "A lyric fantascit play in two actes")
 2002 Lisístrata (play)
 1998 Battles That Changed the World: Peloponnesian Wars (Video documentary) (excerpt)
 1992 As Nuvens (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Komediya o Lisistrate (play "Lysistrata")
 1986 I Lysistrati ap' to Thiseio (Video) (play)
 1985 A béke (TV Movie) (as Arisztofanész)
 1982 Lysistrate (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Aharnis (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Mai di sabato signora Lisistrata (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Oi vatrahoi (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Lysistrate und die NATO (TV Movie) (story)
 1973 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Lysistrata (1973) ... (story)
 1972 Lysistrata (play)
 1970 Die Reiter (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 The Girls (play "Lysistrata")
 1968 Die Reiter (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 An oles oi gynaikes tou kosmou... (play "Women in Assembly")
 1966 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Las avispas (1966) ... (as Aristofanes)
 1965 Primera fila (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Las nubes (1965)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Lysistrata (1964) ... (play)
 1963 Lysistrate (TV Movie) (play - as Aristofanes)
 1962 Escuela de seductoras (story "Lisistrata")
 1961 Unternehmen Ölzweig (TV Movie)
 1961 Die Sendung der Lysistrata (TV Movie) (play "Lysistrata")
 1955 Lysistrata (TV Movie) (writer)
 1955 The Second Greatest Sex (play "Lysistrata")
 1954 Acharnerne (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Ballett und Pantomime (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Daughters of Destiny (story - segment "Lysistrata")
 1947 Lysistrata (play) / (play "Lysistrata" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

His play, "Feathers," was adapted by Stanley R. Greenberg in an American Conservatory Theatre production San Francisco, California. John C. Fletcher was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Aristofanes | Arisztofanész
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One may learn wisdom even from one's enemies.

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