“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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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Clouds Ancient Greek: Pheidippides emerges coolly and insolently debates with his father aristophanee father’s right to beat his son and a son’s right to beat his father. Strepsiades cupit filium ad ludum Socratis ire ut discet argumentum quo Strepsiades pater creditores vitet. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It’s an easy read and, even after years, still relevant.

Lysistrata and Other Plays Penguin Classics. The ending reminds one of humanity’s long and tragic history of genocide and iconoclasm the destroying of a rival ideology’s texts, idols, symbols, or buildings.

The ending of Aristophanes’ play clearly suggests that the killing of an entire class of people in his society would be a positive development. A typical Aristophanic Chorus, even if it starts out as hostile to the protagonist, is the protagonist’s cheer squad by the end of the play. Textus quem nunc habemus anno vel aliqua parte recensus est.


Current location in this text. This work is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Djan added it Mar 23, A second creditor arrives and aristophanws the same treatment before Strepsiades returns indoors to continue the celebrations.

Socrates is presented in The Clouds as a petty thief, a fraud and a sophist with a specious interest in physical speculations.

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The incubation results in Strepsiades masturbating under the blanket and finally Socrates refuses to have anything more to do with him. He ends by threatening to beat his mother also, whereupon Strepsiades flies into a rage against The Thinkery, blaming Socrates for his latest troubles. Walter Combs rated it really liked it Mar 04, Sed contentio de poetis oritur, quae ad opinionem ducit ut liberi parentes ferire possunt. Sahys rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Views Read Edit View history.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. As with all ancient Greek dramas, the interpretation may vary, given the condition of available manuscripts, the current study of ancient Greek language, and changes in the English language.


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Click on a word to bring up parses, dictionary entries, and frequency statistics. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Clouds arrive singing majestically of the regions whence they arose and of the land they have now come to visit, loveliest in all being Greece. Denis rated it liked it Jun 15, Pheidippides however will not be persuaded and Strepsiades decides to enroll himself in The Thinkery in spite of his advanced age.

Search the Perseus Catalog for: Moreover, aristopanes trial of Socrates followed Athens’ traumatic defeat by Sparta, many years after the performance of the play, when suspicions about the philosopher were fuelled by public animosity towards his disgraced associates such as Alcibiades.