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Athens (Greece) (search for this): card 172
HEUS Here is another, ten years old; taste it. DICAEOPOLIS It smells strongly of the delegates, who go around the towns to chide the allies for their slowness.Meaning, securing allies for the continuance of the war. AMPHITHEUS This last is a truce of thirty years, both on sea and land. DICAEOPOLIS Oh! by Bacchus! what a bouquet! It has the aroma of nectar and ambrosia; this does not say to us, Provision yourselves for three days. But it lisps the gentle numbers, Go whither you will.When Athens sent forth an army, the soldiers were usually ordered to assemble at some particular spot with provisions for three days. I accept it, ratify it, drink it at one draught and consign the Acharnians to limbo. Freed from the war and its ills, I shall keep the DionysiaThese feasts were also called the Anthesteria or Lenaea; the Lenaem was a temple to Bacchus, erected outside the city. They took place during the month Anthesterion (February). in the country. AMPHITHEUS And I shall run away, f
Lacedaemon (Greece) (search for this): card 172
HERALD Let the Thracians withdraw and return the day after tomorrow; the Prytanes declare the sitting at an end. DICAEOPOLIS Ye gods, what garlic I have lost! But here comes Amphitheus returned from Lacedaemon. Welcome, Amphitheus. AMPHITHEUS No, there is no welcome for me and I fly as fast as I can, for I am pursued by the Acharnians. DICAEOPOLIS Why, what has happened? AMPHITHEUS I was hurrying to bring your treaty of truce, but some old dotards from AcharnaeThe deme of Acharnae was largely inhabited by charcoal-burners, who supplied the city with fuel. got scent of the thing; they are veterans of Marathon, tough as oak or maple, of which they are made for sure—rough and ruthless. They all started a-crying: Wretch! you are the bearer of a treaty, and the enemy has only just cut our vines! Meanwhile they were gathering stones in their cloaks, so I fled and they ran after me shouting. DICAEOPOLIS Let 'em shout as much as they please! But HAVE you brought me a treaty? AMPHI