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Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi

Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 122,578 / 429 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,575
Added to site: 2005.08.21 11477

Translated by Paul Nixon

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m an unknown play, perhaps the ΠήÏα, of Diphilus; the Stichus, in part, from the Ἀδελφοί á½± of Menander. Menander’s Δὶς á¼Î¾Î±Ï€Î±Ï„ῶν was probably the source of the Bacchides, while the Aulularia and Cistellaria probably were adapted from other plays (titles unknown) by Menander. The Mercator and Trinummus are adaptations of Philemon’s ἘμποÏος and ΘησαυÏός, the Mostellaria very possib



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