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Plautus

Five Plays by Plautus and t

1 Introduction Plautus ( ca 254-184 BCE) and Terence (fl. 166-60 BCE) are enormously important figures in western comedy. As Rome began to establish its hegemony over the ancient Mediterranean basin, these two popular comic poets entertained Roman audiences in successive generations.

Plautus' Menaechmi

Plautus' Menaechmi Dramatis Personae: Cylindrus, cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cassie Sullivan Erotium*, Menaechmus I's courtesan. . . . . . .

Plautus, Aulularia and Casina

Spring 2008 Plautus, Aulularia and Casina LATN 4100 (14056) TR 1:30-2:45; Main 323L Mark Damen Main 307 797-3786; mark.damen@usu.edu Office Hours: T 3:00-4:30; F 2:30-4:00 Purpose : The purpose of this class is to read, understand and enjoy two of Plautus' masterpieces of Greco-Roman skulduggery ...

PLAUTUS' MILES GLORIOSUS ACT 3, SCENE 2: A SECOND DELAYED ...

38 PLAUTUS' MILES GLORIOSUS ACT 3, SCENE 2: A SECOND DELAYED PROLOGUE? Stavros Frangoulidis Department of Philology, University of Crete 74100 Rethymno, Greece Abstract.

by Plautus (Sometime before 184 B.C.) Translated by Erich Segal

1 Plautus: Four Comedies, Oxford University Press, 1996, ISBN 0-19-283896-2. 2 This script was trimmed down because our typical productions are 1 hour, and the original script appears to run (based on

Christopher BUNGARD Pseudolus Revisited: Expanding the Role ...

Such treatment hides the potential Plautus finds in his clever slaves. In Pseudolus , Plautus produces a character who finds success not by manipulating the others on stage, but through his skills in adapting and improvising.

William W. BATSTONE Menander and Plautus: Metatheatre met a ...

William W. BATSTONE Menander and Plautus: Metatheatre met a Farce For centuries the appreciation of Plautine comedy has been linked to an appreciation of Menandrian comedy to Plautus' disadvantage.

A Brief Introduction to the Language of Plautus (BITLOP)

A Brief Introduction to the Language of Plautus (BITLOP) The language of Plautus differs in two significant ways from the Latin of Cicero, Catullus, Vergil, and other Roman authors with which you are familiar: 1) Plautus reproduces the free style and tone of daily speech , and so its syntax is ...

PROLOGUE TO PLAUTUS'S AMPHITRUO AND ITS SENSE OF HUMOUR

PROLOGUE TO PLAUTUS'S AMPHITRUO AND ITS SENSE OF HUMOUR By Dr. Mehmet ÖZAKTÜRK Most of the twenty-one extant plays of Plautus are thought to have been adapted from the comedies of various Greek dramatists, chiefly of the New Commedy 1.

Typecastaways: Stock-type shifting in Plautus' Persa

Typecastaways: Stock-type shifting in Plautus' Persa In Plautus' Persa —a play without any citizens of respectable standing—practically every character attempts to appropriate the language, characteristics, or authority of another stock type, usually one with higher status or greater ...