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Aristophanes' "Frogs" was produced in 405BC, shortly after the deaths of two great veteran Athenian tragic dramatists Euripides and Sophocles. This edition combines an English translation of "Frogs" with an explanatory commentary; it also includes a constituted Greek text.
Aristophanes' Frogs was produced in 405 BC, shortly after the deaths of the two great veteran Athenian tragic dramatists Euripides and Sophocles; it was restaged a year later, a few weeks before starving Athens at last accepted defeat in the long Peloponnesian War.
This volume of the useful Sommerstein editions of Aristophanes plays this provides the text with facing translation, commentary, and an introduction which explains the political background and discusses the play itself and its reception.