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  • "Lysistrata" - the story of a band of woman determined to end the Peloponnesian War by withholding sex from their "menfolk" - into a modern discussion of sex and gender roles.

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  • Some people who agree are pushing what I can only call the Lysistrata campaign finance reform plan.

    Lawrence Lessig: Change Congress -- We're Bringing Sexy Back

  • For those who don't get the title, you should pick up Aristophanes 'Lysistrata, which is about Grecian women who band and refuse all men of Greece sex so that they would stop warring each other.

    It's Lysistrata in Colombia!

  • That's fine with me; his Lysistrata is a terrific piece with great music.

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  • 'Peace' and 'Lysistrata' -- produced at intervals of years, the sixth, tenth and twenty-first of the Peloponnesian War, and impressing on the Athenian people the miseries and disasters due to it and to the scoundrels who by their selfish and reckless policy had provoked it, the consequent ruin of industry and, above all, agriculture, and the urgency of asking Peace.

    The Acharnians

  • Better call Lysistrata then; she is the only person will bring us to terms.

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • 'Peace' and 'Lysistrata' -- produced at intervals of years, the sixth, tenth and twenty-first of the Peloponnesian War, and impressing on the

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • It's called Lysistrata Jones and is based on the original Lysistrata, which, of course, was written by Aristophanes back in 411 B.C.

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  • The coupling of politics and coupling goes back at least to Aristophanes, the Greek comic playwright, whose "Lysistrata" describes one woman's attempt to end the Pelopponesian War by uniting Athenians and Spartans in unconsummated ardor for their wives.

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  • Both subtle and brutal, strikingly new but with a clever plot-twist as ancient as Aristophanes's "Lysistrata," "Tribes" merits (and will surely get) a big audience, West-End transfer.

    Raine's Tribal Instinct Breaks Down the Language Barriers

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