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Plautus Volume V
Loeb Classical Library 328

Stichus. Three-Dollar Day. Truculentus. The Tale of a Traveling-Bag. Fragments

Plautus

Edited and translated by Wolfgang de Melo

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HARDCOVER

$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674996816

Publication Date: 04/29/2013

Loeb

528 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 fifth volume of a new Loeb Classical Library edition of all twenty-one of Plautus’s extant comedies presents Stichus, Three-Dollar Day, Truculentus, The Tale of a Traveling-Bag, and fragments with freshly edited texts, lively modern translations, introductions, and ample explanatory notes.

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