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Eupolis: Poet of Old Comedy Ian C. Storey

Eupolis: Poet of Old Comedy

Ian C. Storey

Published March 1st 2004
ISBN : 9780199259922
Hardcover
441 pages
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 About the Book 

Eupolis (fl. 429-411 BC) was one of the best-attested and most important of Aristophanes rivals. No complete play has survived, but more than 120 lines of his best-known comedy, Demoi (The Demes), are extant. This book provides a new translation ofMoreEupolis (fl. 429-411 BC) was one of the best-attested and most important of Aristophanes rivals. No complete play has survived, but more than 120 lines of his best-known comedy, Demoi (The Demes), are extant. This book provides a new translation of all the remaining fragments and an essay on each lost play, as well as discussions of Eupolis career and the sort of comedy that this prizewinning poet created.