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Miles Gloriosus

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ISBN 9780674574373

Publication Date: 03/25/1997


224 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


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  • Introduction
    • Greek Drama
      • Greek Tragedy
      • Origins (Attic and Dorian) of Comedy
      • Old, Middle, and New Attic Comedy
    • Roman Drama
      • Native Italic Drama
      • Earliest Latin Writers of Drama
      • Plautus’ Life
      • Plautus’ Plays: Dates, Greek Tone, Contaminatio
      • Roman Drama after Plautus
      • Later Influence of Roman Comedy
    • Stage and Production
      • Greek Theaters
      • Roman Theaters and Stage Setting
      • Production: Occasions, Actors, Costumes, Music (Cantica and Diuerbia), Instruments
      • Act and Scene Divisions, Didascaliae, Argumenta, Prologues
      • The Miles: Date, Greek Original, Plot, Unified by Palaestrio, Moralizing Passages, Entrances and Exits, Roman Allusions, Later Influence
    • Meters
      • Rhythm, Ictus and Accent, Length of Syllables, Metrical Substitution, Metrical feet, Caesura and Diaeresis
      • Trochaic Septenarius
      • Iambic Senarius and Septenarius
      • Anapaestic Septenarius
      • Index of Meters
    • Language
      • General
      • Prosody: accent and ictus, elision, prodelision of es and est, crasis, hiatus, synizesis, iambic shortening, suppression of final -ĕ, final -s need not make position, shift of ictus on the same forms
      • Words Borrowed from Greek
      • Poetic Devices: alliteration, assonance, wordplay, metaphors
      • Constructions: genitives, parataxis, parenthetical words, directional adverbs in -ō, fui for sum in perfect passive
      • Stem Variations: -ö- for -ë-, -ei- for -1-, -1- for -4-, -ü- for -4-, -cl-/-pl- for -eul-/-pul-, -ös and -óm for -as and -urn, deuces and cassabant, ap-/op- for ab-/lob-
      • Case Forms of Declensions: mers and lacte, -at for -ae, -urn for -orum, -din the ablative and accusative
      • Pronouns: intensive endings, forms of is, quis feminine, qui ablative and adverb, demonstratives with -ce, ecce, ecquis
      • Verb Stems: contracted perfects, -ss- in perfect, -s- in future and perfect, aio, fio
      • Verbal Endings: -ier in passive infinitive, -ibo in future, dic, due, fac, and fer, cëdó, -i- in perfect, c-cm
      • Forms of Sum
    • Text
      • Manuscripts and Text of Plautus
      • Editions on Which This Edition Is Based
    • Bibliographical Suggestions
      • Bibliography
      • General
      • Translations
      • Theater
      • New Comedy
      • Roman Comedy
      • Plautine Chronology
      • Plautus’ Originality
      • Dramatic Technique
      • Language
      • Meter
      • Manuscripts
      • Later Influence
  • Miles Gloriosus: Text and Notes

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