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Plautus

Bacchides (Classical Texts)

by Titus Maccius Plautus

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Aris & Phillips .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Poetry anthologies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Latin Literature,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Latin,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Comedies

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Barsby (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11653495M
    ISBN 100856682268
    ISBN 109780856682261

    Plautus (Titus Maccius), born about BCE at Sarsina in Umbria, went to Rome, engaged in work connected with the stage, lost his money in commerce, then turned to writing virtuosobs.com-one plays by Plautus have survived (one is incomplete). The basis of all is a free translation from comedies by such writers as Menander, Diphilus, and Philemon. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Titus Maccius Plautus books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

    With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.. Through the Advanced Search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Artist, Song Title, Genre, etc or you can narrow your . Online Books by. Titus Maccius Plautus. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Plautus, Titus Maccius: The Captivi and the Mostellaria of Plautus, Literally Translated With Notes, ed. by Henry T. Riley (Gutenberg text).

    See all books by Plautus. About Plautus. Titus Maccius Plautus was born in Sarsina, Umbria, in about BC, and was originally named, after his father, Titus. Little is known of his life, but it is believed that he went to Rome when young and worked as More about Plautus. May 30,  · Titus Maccius Plautus was born in Sarsina, Umbria, in about BC, and was originally named, after his father, Titus. Little is known of his life, but it is believed that he went to Rome when young and worked as a stage assistant. His potential as an actor was discovered and he acquired two other names: Maccius, derived perhaps from the name of a clown in popular farce, and Plautus, a Brand: Penguin UK.


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Plautus by Titus Maccius Plautus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Titus Maccius Plautus (c. – BC), commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period.

His comedies are the earliest works in Latin literature to have survived in their entirety. He wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius Andronicus/5.

Looking for books by Plautus. See all books authored by Plautus, including Four Comedies: The Braggart Soldier, The Brothers Menaechmus, The Haunted House, The Pot of Gold (Oxford World's Classics), and Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe (Hackett Publishing Co.), and more on virtuosobs.com Plautus’s most popular book is The Pot of Gold and Other Plays.

Plautus has books on Goodreads with ratings. Plautus’s most popular book is The Pot of Gold and Other Plays. Jun 19,  · Plautus's Latin is quite entertaining and attractive, but full of forms one doesn't encounter in the usual Golden Age prose authors or poets.

The present book, an outgrowth of the author's Ph.D. thesis, assumes you're already familiar with all of those non-Classical grammatical forms.5/5(3). May 14,  · "The works of Plautus," writes Palmer Bovie, "mark the real beginning of Roman literature." In these lively new translations, which Plautus book communicate the vitality and verve of the originals, the plays of Plautus are accessible to a new virtuosobs.com: Paperback.

The word Plautine refers to both Plautus's own works and works similar to or influenced His comedies are the earliest works in Latin literature to have survived in their entirety. He wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius Andronicus/5.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 2, results for Books: "plautus" Skip to main search results. Plautus is a truly popular dramatist, whose comic effect springs from exaggeration, burlesque and often coarse humour, rapid action, and a deliberately upside-down portrayal of life, in which slaves give orders to their masters, parents are hoodwinked to the advantage of sons who need money for girls, and the procurer or braggart soldier is outwitted and fails to secure the seduction or possession of the desired.

Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus, a book by Erich Segal, is a scholarly study of Plautus' work. The British TV sitcom Up Pompeii uses situations and stock characters from Plautus's Born: c.

BC, Sarsina, Roman Republic. Mostellaria is a play by the Roman author Plautus. Its name translates from Latin as The Haunted House (with the word Domus understood in the title). It is a comedy with a very linear plot. The oldest manuscript of a Plautus play dates back to the 6th century CE and the reappearance of previously lost manuscripts made Plautus once more popular during the Renaissance.

The plays were performed in theatres again and, along with Terence, Plautus is credited with influencing the evolution of European comic theatre and inspiring such playwrights as Shakespeare and Molière with his rich.

The Plautus' Menaechmi, Shakespeare's inspiration for his Comedy of Errors, is a fine rebuttal for anyone who thinks that the Romans had no sense of humor. When one twin brother is lost at the fair at the age of seven, his other brother is given his name, Menaechmus, by his grieving grandfather/5.

About the Author Titus Maccius Plautus was born in Sarsina, Umbria, in about BC, and was originally named, after his father, Titus. Little is known of his life, but it is believed that he went to Rome when young and worked as a stage virtuosobs.com by: 3.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Plautus books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. He is the author of several books including "Roman Comedy: Five Plays by Plautus and Terence" and "Plautus: Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus," both for Focus Publishing.

Inhe will be a Loeb Classical Library Foundation virtuosobs.com: $ The plot revolves about a beautiful girl, Casina, who is being fought over by two men. She was abandoned at the door of Lysidamus and his wife Cleostrata, and has been raised as a servant. Euthynicus, son of Lysidamus, has fallen in love with Casina and wants to marry virtuosobs.comn by: Plautus.

Brilliantly adapting Greek New Comedy for Roman audiences, the sublime comedies of Plautus (c. BC) are the earliest surviving complete works of Latin literature.

The four plays collected here reveal a playwright in his prime, exploring classic themes and developing standard characters that were to influence the comedies of Shakespeare, Molière and many others. "The works of Plautus," writes Palmer Bovie, "mark the real beginning of Roman literature." Now Bovie and David Slavitt have brought together a distinguished group of translators for the final two volumes of a four-volume set containing all twenty-one surviving comedies of one of Western literature's greatest virtuosobs.com in Sarsina, Umbria, in B.C., Plautus is said to have worked in.

Book 72  The Roman playwright Plautus wrote comedies that are the earliest Latin literary texts to have survived in their entirety. Loosely adapted from lost Greek plays, the works of Plautus. Titus Maccius Plautus was born in Sarsina, Umbria, in about BC, and was originally named, after his father, Titus.

Little is known of his life, but it is believed that he went to Rome when young and worked as a stage assistant. His potential as an actor was discovered and he acquired two other names: Maccius, derived perhaps from the name of a clown in popular farce, and Plautus, a. Rudens is a play by Roman author Plautus, thought to have been written around virtuosobs.com name translates from Latin as 'The Rope'.

It is a comedy, which describes how a girl, Palaestra, stolen from her parents by pirates, is reunited with her father, Daemones, ironically, by means of her pimp, virtuosobs.comters: Arcturus (the star-god). Menaechmi is one of Plautus' liveliest and most entertaining comedies, the main inspiration for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors.

Dr Gratwick's edition brings new light to bear on the 3/5(1).Jun 03,  · Plautus' comedy Menaechmi was the main inspiration for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. In this edition Dr. Gratwick provides a newly constituted text, a commentary for students giving help with language and context, and an introduction that sheds new light on the interpretation of the play and on Plautus' place in the development of European virtuosobs.com: Cambridge University Press.