- a comedy (411 b.c.) by Aristophanes.
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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
March 11, 2010
What is it all about, dear Lysistrata, That you've called the women hither in a troop?
And here we return to the question of the immorality of Lysistrata.
For the Lysistrata is a political play, and cannot be discussed profitably apart from its political ideas and arguments.Pot-Boilers
The Lysistrata expresses the popular desire for peace at any cost.
His first work, Phryn, was produced in 1891, and was followed by an adaptation of Aristophanes' Lysistrata.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
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