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By Patrick Lucky Hadley

ISBN-10: 3823369237

ISBN-13: 9783823369233

The bawdy comedies of Aristophanes steadily started to allure extra realization between discovered circles within the later sixteenth century. This development culminated in 1586, while Nicodemus Frischlin produced new and strikingly unique Latin models of 5 performs by means of Aristophanes. With this paintings Frischlin thoroughly recast where of Aristophanes within the Republic of Letters, forcing readers to technique him as a dramatist of super modern relevance. Frischlin was once in a position to rehabilitate Aristophanes through calling cognizance either to the sensible suggestion his performs may possibly provide at the management of a res publica, and to the sunshine they can shed on critical difficulties referring to rhetorical schooling and political discourse in the stricken Holy Roman Empire less than Rudolf II. This paintings goals to revive Frischlin's translations to their rightful position of honor in the broader reception culture of Aristophanes and previous Comedy, whereas reading them in the context of Frischlin's personal longstanding
campaigns for academic and political reform.

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