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Ἐκκλησιάζουσαι). “The Women in Council.” A comedy of Aristophanes (q.v.), in which the Athenian women are represented as getting into the Ecclesia in the guise of men and altering the Constitution. This play contains the longest word in the Greek language, an extraordinary compound of 169 letters and 77 syllables, covering six verses of the play (1169-1174).

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