Essays Tagged: "Menander"

The Concept of Comedy in Aristophanes’ Acharnian

omedy were much less obscene.Greek New Comedy is represented only by one virtually complete play of Menander and some large portions of six other plays. Of Old Comedy, we have only ten plays of Aristo ...

(10 pages) 2109 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Spartan Women

t Taygetos and left to die. Spartan women were also taught to read and write much to the disgust of Menander, an Athenian.Teaching a woman to read and write? What a terrible thing to do! Like feeding ... g a woman to read and write? What a terrible thing to do! Like feeding a vile snake on more poison.-Menander (Athenian) (http://emuseum.mnsu.edu/prehistory/aegean/culture/womenofsparta.html) Parents a ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History