Aristophanes, son of Philippus, of the deme Kydathenaion, was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. Eleven of his forty plays survive virtually complete.
Born: 450 BC, Classical Athens
Died: Delphi, Greece
Books: Frogs and Other Plays, The comedies of Aristophanes
Movies: Chi-Raq, The Girls, Daughters of Destiny
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
Let each man exercise the art he knows.