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    • Four Greek Comedies

    • 'The Birds', 'The Frogs', 'The Clouds', and 'The Peace'
    • By: Aristophanes, C. A. Wheelwright (translator)
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    These four plays, translated into blank verse by C. A. Wheelwright, present to us the wide range of this ancient playwright's fertile imagination. From war and peace to politics and society to the relationships between mena nd women, no topic is off-limits.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not funny

    • By Kenneth B. Wolfe on 09-24-11

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    • Lysistrata

    • By: Aristophanes
    • Narrated by: Claire Heffron
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Lysistrata is a comedy by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, it is a comic account of a woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War by denying all the men of the land any sex, which was the only thing they truly and deeply desired. Lysistrata persuades the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands and lovers as a means of forcing the men to negotiate peace - a strategy, however, that inflames the battle between the sexes. 

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    • Lysistrate

    • By: Aristophanes
    • Narrated by: Martha Wallner, Evelyn Matzura, Anneliese Betschart, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lysistrate (die Heeresauflöserin) und ihre Gefährtinnen haben genug davon, dass ihre Männer seit Jahren im Krieg sind und sie vernachlässigen. Deshalb möchten sie den Frieden erzwingen. Sie besetzen die Akropolis und verweigern sich sexuell gegenüber ihren Gatten. Ihr Plan geht auf... Regie: Walter Knaus, Musik: Hans Vogt. Aristophanes (ca. 450 bis 380 v. Chr.) war ein griechischer Komödiendichter. Seine Werke, insbesondere Lysistrate werden heute noch gerne in Theatern gespielt. Die österreichische Schauspielerin Martha Wallner (geb. 1927) spricht in diesem Hörspiel die Lysistrate.

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    • Die Vögel

    • By: Aristophanes
    • Narrated by: Robert Freitag, Wolfgang Schirlitz, Walter Andreas Schwarz, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Die Griechen Ratefreund (eigentlich: Peithtairos) und Hoffegut (eigentlich: Euelpides) machen sich aus Athen auf, um eine neue Stadt zu gründen. Sie kommen zu dem Palast der Vögel und treten schließlich vor deren König, dessen Macht sehr eingeschränkt ist. Peithtairos hat einen Vorschlag, wie Athener und Götter unterworfen werden können. Das Vogelparlament stimmt dem Vorschlag zu. Aber wird das Vorhaben wirklich gelingen?

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    • Lysistrata

    • By: Aristophanes
    • Narrated by: Marnye Young
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    The Peloponnesian War drags on and on with no end in sight, and the tough-minded Lysistrata has had enough. Men! - always making stupid decisions that affect everyone. Women's opinions are never listened to. Taking matters into her own hands, Lysistrata convenes a meeting of women from warring city-states across Greece and calls for a sex strike. It's a hard sell, but in the end, it is agreed: They will withhold sex until the war is brought to hasty a close.

    Regular price: $13.97