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Aristophanes Volume I
Loeb Classical Library 178

Acharnians. Knights


Edited and translated by Jeffrey Henderson

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$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674995673

Publication Date: 09/01/1998


416 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches


Loeb Classical Library > Aristophanes


Henderson, who may fairly be considered the leading Aristophanic scholar in North America, has now…provided us with both a useful text and idiomatic…translation. It is certainly a work that scholars may use with confidence and may recommend to their students.—Ian C. Storey, The Bryn Mawr Classical Review

It is accordingly a pleasure to note the appearance of the first of what will be four new Loeb volumes of Aristophanes…this is an important edition of a major Greek author and an absolute ‘must-buy’ for all college and university libraries.—S. Douglas Olson, The Classical World

Henderson’s translation keeps close to the Greek, but successfully manages to indicate something of Aristophanes’s linguistic diversity; it has been carried off with admirable crispness… A highly welcome addition to the Loeb Library.—Stephen Halliwell, Greece and Rome

Henderson’s sound texts and plain translations give us exactly the Aristophanes we need: a reliable prose waiting to be quickened into poetic life by the reader’s imagination, laughter, and amazement.—Donald Lyons, The New Criterion

Awards & Accolades

  • 2001 Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit, American Philological Association
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