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Plautus

in Who's Who in the Classical World

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780192801074
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727894
Plautus

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comic playwright, author of fabulae palliatae (comedies) between c.205 and 184 bc; plays by Plautus are the earliest Latin works to have survived complete. The precise form of his name is uncertain, and in any case each element of it may have been a nickname (see ...

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Subjects: Classical History

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