On the Mostellaria of Plautus.

by Robinson Ellis

Publisher: [s.n.] in [London]

Written in English
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  • Plautus, Titus Maccius. -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Latin drama (Comedy) -- Criticism, Textual.
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Paginationp. [161]-174 ;
Number of Pages174
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The Roman playwright Plautus wrote comedies that are the earliest Latin literary texts to have survived in their entirety. Loosely adapted from lost Greek plays, the works of Plautus helped establish a truly Roman drama in the Latin language for the first time.   The Roman playwright Plautus wrote comedies that are the earliest Latin literary texts to have survived in their entirety. Loosely adapted from lost Greek plays, the works of Plautus helped establish a truly Roman drama in the Latin language for the first time. Delphi’s Ancient Brand: Delphi Classics. The Captivi and the Mostellaria of Plautus, Literally Translated With Notes by Titus Maccius Plautus edited by Henry T. Riley. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles. Download the ebook in a format below. Pseudolus was written by Titus Maccius Plautus and is one of the oldest plays that survives from ancient Rome. The play begins with a warning that it’s long. After that, the story opens with two.

The Mostellaria of Plautus by Titus Maccius Plautus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Mostellaria of Plautus: Titus Maccius Plautus: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Titus Maccius Plautus, better known simply as Plautus (actually a nickname meaning ‘flatfoot’), was, between c. and BCE, a Roman writer of comedy plays, specifically the fabulae palliatae, which had a Greek-themed plays are the earliest complete surviving works from Latin theatre and they are noted for adding even more outrageous comedy to traditional comic plays. Translated by Paul Nixon. m an unknown play, perhaps the Î á½µÏα, of Diphilus; the Stichus, in part, from the Ἀδελφοὠά of er’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 plays (titles unknown) by Menander. Find nearly any book by Plautus. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers. Search Plautus (Plautus,) used books, rare books and new books More editions of Mostellaria Or The Haunted House: Mostellaria Or The Haunted House: ISBN ().

Life. Titus Maccius Plautus was born in Umbria before BCE. He supposedly emigrated to Rome to start up a shipping business and write plays on the side to earn extra income. The business failed, but his plays made him famous. 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. From The Students' Literal Translations Rating: % positive. Plautus, (born c. bce, Sarsina, Umbria?[Italy]—died bce), great Roman comic dramatist, whose works, loosely adapted from Greek plays, established a truly Roman drama in the Latin language.. Life. Little is known for certain about the life and personality of Plautus, who ranks with Terence as one of the two great Roman comic dramatists. His work, moreover, presents scholars with a.

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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. The complex plot of deceit and confusion is, in the way of the genre, finally resolved in reconciliation.

"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.

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.

The Haunted House [Mostellaria] book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Translated with an Introduction by Frank O. Copley/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). 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), commonly known as "Plautus", was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. His comedies are the earliest surviving intact works in Latin wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius word Plautine refers to both Plautus's own works and works similar to or influenced by his.

Mostellaria Or The Haunted House Paperback – J by Plautus (Author) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Author: Plautus. In MOSTELLARIA ('haunted house'), a young man whose father is away borrows money On the Mostellaria of Plautus.

book buy his girlfriend out of slavery and throws a lavish house party. When the father returns unexpectedly, the young man tries to hide the truth by claiming the house is haunted, with hilarious results. 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. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Captiva and. "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. 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. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Plautus, Titus Maccius, BCE BCE. Mostellaria is a Roman comedy by Plautus. Although there is uncertainty about the date of performance and its Greek original, it has been suggested that the play was staged after B.C. and may be based on the non-extant New Comedy Phasma (Ghost) by Philemon.

Mostellaria is a typical Roman comedy in many ways. It includes stock characters, like two old men, two young men, two. The Captiva and The Mostellaria.

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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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Jive. In Act 1 Scene 1, which means the beginning, of Mostellaria, Tranio has a quarrel with Grumio, Theuropides’s servant who is left at home, in abusive langauages.

Grumio refers to Tranio as “whip-scoundrel” while Tranio calls him a blockhead and so on. In this beginning, we can see that Plautus uses abusive. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Text of play in Latin; introd. and. Comedies of Plautus: Menaechmi. Epidicus. Mostellaria. Pseudolus - Ebook written by Titus Maccius Plautus. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Comedies of Plautus: Menaechmi. Epidicus. Mostellaria. : Titus Maccius Plautus. Full text of "The Mostellaria of Plautus" See other formats This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Read "The Captivi and The Mostellaria of Plautus, literally translated" by Titus Maccius Plautus available from Rakuten Kobo. Two classic Roman comedies. According to Wikipedia, "Titus Maccius Plautus (c. BC), commonly known as Plautus, wa Brand: B&R Samizdat Express.

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 Philemon (c.

B.C.). Plautus’ Mostellaria (“The Haunted House”) – – Classics Mostellaria is a typical Roman comedy in many. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Titus Maccius Plautus.

Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Plautus, Titus Maccius: The Captivi and the Mostellaria of Plautus, Literally Translated With Notes, ed.

by Henry T. Riley (Gutenberg text) Plautus, Titus Maccius: The Comedies of Plautus, Literally Translated into English Prose, With Notes (2 volumes; London. About Plautus: Mostellaria. The Mostellaria (ten called in English The Haunted House) is one of Plautus' most lively plays and one which contains his most skilfully handled elements of ly 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.

Cistellaria is a comedic Latin play by the early Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus. Translations. English translation by Henry Thomas Riley at Perseus: Cistellaria; Wolfang de Melo, ; ReferencesSetting: Sicyon.

"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(44).The Captivi and the Mostellaria of Plautus by Plautus; Riley, Henry Thomas (trans.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "The works of Plautus," writes Palmer Bovie, "mark the real beginning of Roman literature." Now Bovie and David Slavitt have brought together a distinguished group of translators for the final two volumes of a four-volume set containing all twenty-one surviving comedies of one of Western literature's greatest in Sarsina, Umbria, in B.C., Plautus is said to have worked in.