The Art of Tetman Callis

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Entries Tagged as 'Aristophanes'

Taking flight

May 6th, 2011 · No Comments

“Words give wings to the mind and make a man soar to heaven.” — Aristophanes, The Birds (trans. unknown) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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In case there’s any misunderstanding

May 4th, 2011 · No Comments

“Weak mortals, chained to the earth, creatures of clay as frail as the foliage of the woods, you unfortunate race, whose life is but darkness, as unreal as a shadow, the illusion of a dream.” — Aristophanes, The Birds (trans. unknown) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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Weather report

April 28th, 2011 · No Comments

“Vortex reigns, having expelled Jupiter.” — Aristophanes, The Clouds (trans. Hickie) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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Here’s an idea

April 26th, 2011 · No Comments

“Let each catch hands with his wife and dance his joy”. — Aristophanes, Lysistrata (trans. Lindsay) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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