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Plautus Volume III
Loeb Classical Library 163

The Merchant. The Braggart Soldier. The Ghost. The Persian

Plautus

Edited and translated by Wolfgang de Melo

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HARDCOVER

$26.00 • £16.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674996823

Publication: November 2011

Loeb

592 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

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The rollicking comedies of Plautus, who brilliantly adapted Greek plays for Roman audiences c. 205–184 BCE, are the earliest Latin works to survive complete and are cornerstones of the European theatrical tradition from Shakespeare and Molière to modern times.

This third volume of a new Loeb Classical Library edition of all twenty-one of Plautus’s extant comedies presents The Merchant, The Braggart Soldier, The Ghost, and The Persian with freshly edited texts, lively modern translations, introductions, and ample explanatory notes.