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Lysistrata.

LysistrataGreek Lysistrate) Comedy by Aristophanes, produced in 411 BC.

Lysistrata depicts the seizure of the Athenian Acropolis and of the treasury of Athens by the city's women who, at the instigation of the witty and determined Lysistrata, have banded together with the women of Sparta to declare a ban on sexual contact until their partners end the Peloponnesian War, which has lasted more than 20 years. The women hold out until their desperate partners arrange for peace, and the men and women are then reunited.

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Publication:Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
Date:Jan 1, 1995
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