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(897) Lysistrata

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Discovered 1918 Aug. 3 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named after the comedy of the Athenian dramatist Aristophanes (448?–380? B.C.) {see planet  (2934)}. Lysistrata organized a general strike of women in order to prevent a war. (H 87)

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