Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus by Titus Maccius Plautus
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Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus
By Titus Maccius Plautus

Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus

Four Plays

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Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus by Titus Maccius Plautus

Book Description

This anthology contains English translations of four plays by one of the best practitioners of Roman comedy, Plautus. The plays Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi and Pseudolus provide an introduction to the world of Roman comedy. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on a handsomely produced, inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781585101559
ISBN-10: 1585101559
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 6mm x 17mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
Publisher: Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Little Carthaginian. Pseudolus. The Rope by Titus Maccius Plautus Little Carthaginian. Pseudolus. The Rope, Hardback (May 2012)

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Author Biography - Titus Maccius Plautus

David Christenson (Ph.D. Harvard University) is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Arizona. 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. In 2011-12, he will be a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellow.

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