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In a famous scene at the end of Plato's symposium, after a high-minded philosophical discussion about the nature of love at a festive dinner party had degenerated into a drunken free-for-all, only three of the guests were sober enough to continue the conversation: the philosopher Socrates, the tragic poet Agathon, and the comic poet Aristophanes.
Rosen, R. M. (2005). Aristophanes, Old Comedy and Greek Tragedy. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/classics_papers/26
Date Posted: 28 September 2006