This edition is based on the only surviving text--the 1633 Quarto that has been carefully examined and shown to be more authentic and reliable than those that earlier scholars were prepared to allow. Download it today!
The extensive commentary on this play touches on matters of all types, but its focus in particular is about the realities of daily life in classical Athens. It also examines the practical problems of staging. Its substantial introduction includes essays on Aristophanes' early career, Greek world...
A five-act play comparing the lives of Caesar and Cleopatra as depicted in Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw's play, "Caesar", and the film classic, "Cleopatra", in contrast to the events that actually took place in their lives.