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The Frogs, and Other Plays. Translated with an Introd. by David Barrett Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Poet and the Women, Part 1 Summary

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The Poet and the Women, Part 1 Summary

The Poet and the Women begins with the tragic poet and playwright Euripides dragging his cousin by marriage, Mnesilochus around Athens. Euripides does not tell his cousin where they are going and Mnesilochus complains that he has been wandering around all day without knowing where the two men are going. Euripides explains that he does not need to explain where he is taking his cousin and that; in any case, they will be at their destination soon. They arrive at a house of the tragic poet Agathon. As they are arriving, a servant of Agathon's begins a sacred sacrifice for the success of the poet's new play. Euripides and his cousin hide to observe the sacrifice. Midway through the rite, the servant sees the two men hiding and calls them out. They emerge from hiding and Euripides...

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