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Mostellaria of Plautus

Titus Maccius Plautus

Mostellaria of Plautus

by Titus Maccius Plautus

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith notes critical and explanatory, prolegomena and excursus, by William Ramsay, edited by George G. Ramsay
ContributionsRamsay, William, 1806-1865
The Physical Object
Paginationcxvi, 295 p.
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14451798M

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  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. Book Excerpt m an unknown play, perhaps the Î á½µÏα, of Diphilus; the Stichus, in part, from the Ἀδελφοὠά of Menander. Menander’s Δá½Ï‚ á¼Î¾Î±Ï€Î±Ï„á¿Î½ was probably the source of the Bacchides, while the Aulularia and Cistellaria probably were adapted from other.

Roscius will have been wearing a mask like all actors of tragedy and comedy. This one has a little more hair than Ballio’s. An epitaph on Plautus has the goddess Comedy in deep mourning and the stage empty; weeping together all around are Laughter, Fun, Joke and numeri innumeri – rhythms in countless numbers. Only about 40% of Plautus’ text is in the standard spoken rhythm of Latin and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Plautus, Titus Maccius. Mostellaria of Plautus. London: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Titus Maccius Plautus.


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"Mostellaria" is one of Plautus' most lively plays. Probably based on a Greek original, Philemon's "Ghost", it concerns the scheming slave Tranio's attempts (including the invention of a haunted house) to disguise from his old master the sexual and financial prodigality of the latter's son/5.

This is a review of Frank R. Merrill's commentary on Plautus' Mostellaria for the Bristol Classical Press series. Merrill states in his preface that "this edition of the Mostellaria is conceived as a first reader in Roman comedy", and it is very clear that he has endeavored to make this commentary as user friendly as possible and has on the whole succeeded in doing so.5/5(2).

The Haunted House or Mostellaria book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This edition is a part of Four Roman Comedies: T /5. "Mostellaria" is one of Plautus' most lively plays. This edition was conceived as a first reader in Roman comedy. Its introduction includes sections on Plautus, on the genre, on the play and its plot, on Plautine language, style and metrics.

It also includes annotation and a full vocabulary. "Mostellaria" is one of Plautus' most lively plays. Probably based on a Greek original, Philemon's "Ghost", it concerns the Mostellaria of Plautus book slave Tranio's attempts (including the invention of a haunted house) to disguise from his old master the sexual and financial prodigality of the latter's son.

The complex plot of deceit and confusion is, in the way of the genre, finally resolved in reconciliation. Mostellaria by Plautus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mostellaria is a play by the Roman author Plautus.

Its name translates from Latin as The Haunted House (with the Mostellaria of Plautus book Domus understood in the title). It is a comedy with a very linear plot. It is set in the city of Athens, on a street in front of the houses of Theopropides and Simo. Hardcover. p plus catalogue in back.

A small tan cloth hardcover book in very good condition. Pencil scribbles on front cover. Inscriptions on front free endpaper. Otherwise clean and tight. Plautus was a Roman playwright. This book contains English translations of two of Plautus' plays, CAPTIVI and MOSTELLARIA. 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 Titus Maccius Plautus (c.

BC - BC) (called Plautus), was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. He wrote in Latin, using Greek models adapted for Roman audiences. His works are the earliest surviving examples of Latin literature. While little is known of his life, he was born in Sarsina in central Italy around BC.

‎Titus Maccius Plautus is better known in English as Plautus, a prolific Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. As can be expected little is known of his early life. Accounts are reconciled that he was born in Sarsina, a small town in Emilia Romagna in northern Italy, around BC.

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Apple. Android. Windows Phone. The Captivi and the Mostellaria Plautus, Roman playwright of the Old Latin period (B.C.) This ebook presents «The Captivi and the Mostellaria», from Plautus. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.

Table of Contents About this book THE CAPTIVI MOSTELLARIABrand: The Perfect Library. 1 Title Mostellaria: This is a word probably derived from "mostellum," the diminutive of "monstrum," a "spectre" or "prodigy."It was probably coined by Plautus to serve as the title of this Play, which is called by several of the ancient Commentators by the name of "Phasma," "the Apparition.".

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Plautus: Mostellaria (Latin Texts) (English and Latin Edition) Author. Plautus & F.R. Merrill & F.R. Merrill. Publisher. Bristol Classical Press.

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Ancient History. Plautus Mostellaria Argvmentvm M anu misit emptos suos amores Philolaches O mnemque apsente rem suo apsumit patre. S enem, ut reuenit, ludificatur Tranio: T errifica monstra dicit fieri in aedibus 5 E t inde pridem emigratum.

interuenit L ucripeta faenus faenerator postulans, L udosque rursum fit senex; nam mutuom A cceptum dicit, pignus emptis. Titus Maccius Plautus is better known in English as Plautus, a prolific Roman playwright of the Old Latin period.

As can be expected little is known of his early life. Accounts are reconciled. Titus Maccius Plautus (c. B.C.) wrote over comedies, of which 20 survive. All are Latin adaptations of earlier Greek comedies. His source for the Mostellaria, whose title literally means “Ghostly,” was probably a Greek play called the Phasma (“The Ghost”) written by.

Get this from a library! Mostellaria. [Titus Maccius Plautus; Frank R Merrill] -- "The Mostellaria (often called in English The Haunted House) is one of Plautus' most lively plays and one which contains his most skilfully handled elements of farce. The two slaves Tranio and Grumio.An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Mostellaria; by Plautus, Titus Maccius; Ramsay, George Gilbert, ; Ramsay, William, Publication date Publisher London, Macmillan Collection.Books All Categories Amazon Devices Amazon Fashion Amazon Global Store Appliances Automotive Parts & Accessories Baby Beauty & Personal Care Books Computer & Accessories Electronics Gift Cards Grocery & Gourmet Food Health, Household & Baby Care Home & Garden Kitchen & Dining Luggage & Travel Gear Musical Instruments Office Products Pet.