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Summary: Summarizes the story Lysistrata. Describes how the main character, Lysistrata, plans a meeting between all of the women of Greece to formulate a plan to end the Peloponnesian War.
Lysistrata begins with the main character, Lysistrata, planning a meeting between all of the women of Greece to formulate a plan to end the Peloponnesian War. As she is waiting, she curses the weakness of women. She decides to ask the women to refuse sex with their husbands until a treaty for peace has been signed. I think this is a good idea because men are very weak and cannot go long without sex. Lysistrata has also made plans with the older women of Athens (the Chorus of Old Women) to take over the Akropolis later that day. The women finally assemble and Lysistrata convinces them to swear an oath that they will withhold sex from their husbands until both sides sign a treaty of peace. The women sacrifice a bottle of wine to the Gods in celebration of their pledge, and they hear the sounds of the older women...

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