Peace by Aristophanes

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At what festival was 'Peace' first performed?
City Dionysia
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Which 2 military leaders were killed in before the performance of the play?
Brasidas and Cleon
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Which prize did peace win in the competition?
2nd
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Who make up the Chorus?
Grecians from all over greece, e.g: Megarians, Argives and Athenians
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How many slaved does Trygaeus have?
2
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Describe Trygaeus' plan.
To reason with the gods about the Peloponnesian War, and if necessary, to prosecute them for treason against Greece.
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What animal does Trygaeus use to fly up to heaven?
A Dung Beetle
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What play is Aristophanes parodying in the scene with Trygaeus and his daughter?
Aeolus by Euripides
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What problems does Trygaeus come across on his flight up to heaven?
The crane handler is shaky, and people still on earth are tempting the dung beetle with whiffs of their toilets.
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Who does Trygaeus meet when he gets to heaven?
Hermes
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Which 2 military leaders were killed in before the performance of the play?

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Brasidas and Cleon

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Which prize did peace win in the competition?

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Who make up the Chorus?

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How many slaved does Trygaeus have?

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