OTHER WORDS FROM AristophanesA·ris·to·phan·ic [uh-ris-tuh-fan-ik], /əˌrɪs təˈfæn ɪk/, adjective
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The phrase is taken from Plato’s groundbreaking philosophical text Symposium, and specifically from a passage delivered by Plato’s rendering of the playwright Aristophanes.Historians Decode the Religious Symbolism and Queer Iconography of Lil Nas X's 'Montero' Video|Andrew R. Chow|March 30, 2021|Time
I turn to the ancient Greek comic author, Aristophanes, speaking at what must have seemed a similar time.
In like manner, Aristophanes could afford to trifle with the asseverations of his own Athenian audiences.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Aristophanes has furnished jests for Rabelais, hints to Swift, and humor for Molière.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Aristophanes, too, in the Birds talks of men as (Greek text omitted), figures kneaded of clay.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
Aristophanes seems, indeed, to have been regarded by his contemporaries as a man of noble character.The Frogs|Aristophanes
Aristophanes gave him more pleasure than Sophocles, Plautus than Horace, whose merit he thought over-praised.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
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An ancient Greek dramatist, the author of such comedies as The Clouds and Lysistrata.