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Volume II: Casina. The Casket Comedy. Curculio. Epidicus. The Two Menaechmuses (Loeb Classical Library)
     

Volume II: Casina. The Casket Comedy. Curculio. Epidicus. The Two Menaechmuses (Loeb Classical Library)

by Plautus, Wolfgang de Melo (Translator)
 

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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 second volume of a new Loeb edition of all twenty-one of Plautus’s extant comedies

Overview

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 second volume of a new Loeb edition of all twenty-one of Plautus’s extant comedies presents Casina, Cistellaria, Curculio, Epidicus, and Menaechmi with freshly edited texts, lively modern translations, introductions, and ample explanatory notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674996786
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
05/16/2011
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series , #61
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
817,789
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Wolfgang de Melo is University Lecturer in Classical Philology at Wolfson College, University of Oxford.

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