(c. 190—159 bc) Roman comic dramatist

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(c. 190–159 bc),

Roman comic dramatist. His six surviving comedies are based on the Greek New Comedy; they use the same stock characters as are found in Plautus, but are marked by more realism and a greater consistency of plot.

Subjects: Classical Studies — Theatre.

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