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Menaechmi of Plautus.

Titus Maccius Plautus

Menaechmi of Plautus.

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Published by B. H. Sanborn in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited on the basis of Brix"s ed. by Harold North Fowler.
SeriesThe Students" series of Latin classics, Students" series of Latin classics
ContributionsFowler, Harold North, 1859-1955 ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 213 p.
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17973311M


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: In English, Latin. Description: 1 online resource (ix, pages): illustrations. THE PROLOGUE. Prologus In the first 1 place now, Spectators, at the commencement, do I wish health and happiness 2 to myself and to you.I bring you Plautus, with my tongue, not with my hand: I beg that you will receive him with favouring ears.

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This vigorous, colloquial translation of The Menaechmi was made for the performance of the play given by the Harvard Classical Club on March 19 To it Professor Packard of Harvard has added numerous stage-directions, which are intended to suggest his interpretation of the stage business exhibited in the actual performance.

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Plautus’ source for the Menaechmi (“The Twins Named Menaechmus”) is unknown. The play’s clever plot, which hinges on the confusion caused by mistaken identity, was borrowed by Shakespeare for his Comedy of Errors.

All Greek and Roman drama is written in verse, some of it designed to be sung. Menaechmi is a broad farce that makes use of the comic possibilities of mistaken identity. Shakespeare adapted the plot for his Comedy of Errors, but his is not the only adaptation made since the Renaissance.

Its neat plot and witty, fast-moving dialogue often speak for is a Companion to E. Watling's translation of The Brothers Menaechmus, from Plautus: The Pot of Gold.

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.

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