Mostellaria by Plautus

Mostellaria by Plautus

by Plautus

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Overview

Mostellaria by Plautus by Plautus

In MOSTELLARIA ('haunted house'), a young man whose father is away borrows money to 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.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014987622
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 07/23/2012
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 223 KB

About the Author

Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 154 BC - 184 BC) (called Plautus), was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. He wrote in Latin, using Greek models adapted for Roman audiences. His works are the earliest surviving examples of Latin literature. While little is known of his life, he was born in Sarsina in central Italy around 254 BC. He worked as a carpenter or grip at the theater before becoming an actor and playwright around 205, relatively late in his life.

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