Words nearby Lysistrata
How to use Lysistrata in a sentence
She promoted their own Lysistrata moment, convincing the women to deny sex to their husbands until the fighting ended.Sex Strikes: One Woman's Unusual Fight For Peace|Lynn Sherr|March 11, 2010|DAILY BEAST
When two parties are already of one mind, as Lysistrata observes, they are not long in coming to an understanding.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
In the Lysistrata the mention of the phallus in connection with the motive of the play is of the last degree of vulgarity.
It is not conceivable that the Lysistrata of Aristophanes could be presented on any public stage in Christendom.
There is nothing unwholesome or suggestive about the "Lysistrata" designs: they are as as frank, free, and outspoken as the text.Aubrey Beardsley|Robert Ross
But it is to his credit that though the theme invited suggestiveness he at least avoided the licence of The Lysistrata.
Cultural definitions for Lysistrata
An ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes. The title character persuades the women of Athens (see also Athens) and Sparta, which are at war, to refuse sexual contact with their husbands until the two cities make peace.