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The Frogs, and Other Plays. Translated with an Introd. by David Barrett Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Frogs, Part 2 Summary

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The Frogs, Part 2 Summary

Dionysus, standing at the gates of Hades not knowing how to proceed decides to use his disguise as Heracles to help him gain entrance into the underworld. As Heracles would, Dionysus betas the gate with his club until Aikos arrives to see what all the racket is. Seeing a man he assumes is Heracles, he starts to insult him and tells him that he better bring Kerebos, the three headed dog that Heracles stole from Hades, back or he will unleash all the horrors of Hades on him. Dionysus, genuinely afraid, and not sure what to do is paralyzed. Dionysus, regaining his wits suggests that Xanthias and Dionysus switch roles. Xanthias will dress up as Heracles and Dionysus will disguise himself as the slave who carries the luggage. Flattered, Xanthias agrees. Meanwhile, Aikos has left and an attendant of Persephone has now arrived...

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