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Ornithes. The Birds

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`The commentary elucidates with an experts knowledge of syntax, meter & artifacts...The volume will remain authoritative for generations.-Religious Studies ReviewBirds is one of Aristophanes masterpieces of imaginative lyrics & plot, theMore `The commentary elucidates with an experts knowledge of syntax, meter & artifacts...The volume will remain authoritative for generations.-Religious Studies ReviewBirds is one of Aristophanes masterpieces of imaginative lyrics & plot, the source of `Cloudcuckooland. This abridges Nan Dunbars 1995 edition, the 1st comprehensive edition in any language. The abridged version retains material designed to help less advanced Greek students & laypersons to translate, understand & enjoy it. It retains staging notes. Metrical, textual & ornithological problems are summarily treated. Purely illustrative parallels are omitted. An introduction covers the same ground as the full edition, omitting details about ms interrelations.