Illustration frae a bust foond near Tusculum†.
|Born||c. 446 BC
|Died||c. 386 BC
|Years active||427 BC – 386 BC|
|Kent for||Playwricht an director o Auld Comedy|
† Althou mony airtists' renderins o Aristophanes portray him wi flowin curly hair, several jests in his plays indicate that he mey hae been prematurely bald.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Barrett (1964) p.9
- Jones, Daniel; Roach, Peter, James Hartman and Jane Setter, eds. Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary. 17th edition. Cambridge UP, 2006.
- Alan Sommerstein, Aristophanes: Lysistrata, The Acharnians, The Clouds, Penguin Books, 1973, page 9