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Menaechmi.

Titus Maccius Plautus

Menaechmi.

by Titus Maccius Plautus

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited, with introd. and notes, by P. Thoresby Jones.
ContributionsJones, P. Thoresby ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6568 .M4 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p.
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6093981M
LC Control Number51011511
OCLC/WorldCa5527488

Menaechmi by Plautus, Titus Maccius/ Gratwick, A. S. (Edt) Dr Gratwick's new book brings new light to bear on the interpretation of Menaechmi and on Plautus's place in the development of European comedy. Read this book on Questia. "This is a book worthy of high praise All versions are exceedingly witty and versatile, in verse that ripples from one's lips, pulling all the punches of Plautus, the knockabout king of farce, and proving that the more polished Terence can be just as funny.

the menaechmi of plautus This volume is produced from digital images created through the University of Michigan University Library's large-scale digitization efforts. The Library seeks to preserve the intellectual content of items in a manner that facilitates and promotes a 5/5(5).   Considered to be Plautus's greatest play, "Menaechmi; Or, The Twin-Brothers" is the story of two twin brothers, Menaechmus and Sosicles, who are separated at age seven when their father takes Menaechmus on a business : Neeland Media LLC.

Menaechmi is one of Plautus' liveliest and most entertaining comedies, the main inspiration for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Dr Gratwick's edition brings new light to bear on the interpretation of the play and on Plautus' place in the development of European comedy/5(6). The Brothers Menaechmus Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Brothers Menaechmus is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.. Ask Your Own Question.


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I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys the classics and has some background on ancient comedy or for those with an interest in reading one of Shakespeare's source materials (A Comedy of Errors is an adaptation of Menaechmi, which itself is /5.

Taken as a whole, this book is definitely pitched to a more advanced, professional audience, but I would estimate that a reader with at least years of Latin experience would be able to read "Menaechmi" using the commentary with fairly minimal frustration.

The commentator does an excellent job anticipating the reader's questions and /5(7). "The Menaechmi" is a comedic play about mistaken identity, a misplaced twin, and the relationship between a husband and his wife.

Narrators. Menaechmi; Or, The Twin-Brothers Paperback – January 1, by Plautus, (Author), Henry Menaechmi. book Riley (Translator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from 4/5(2). The Menaechmi by Plautus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Menaechmi by Plautus - AbeBooks Passion for books. Considered to be Plautus's greatest play, "Menaechmi; Or, The Twin-Brothers" is the story of two twin brothers, Menaechmus and Sosicles, who are separated at age seven when their father takes Menaechmus on a business trip.

This classic play, which provided the inspiration for Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors", draws heavily on the theme of mistaken identity. Plautus, Menaechmi (translation based on a production at Rhodes College) Cast Peniculus, a moocher Menaechmus 1 Menaechmus 2, his twin (AKA Sosicles) Messenio, servant of Menaechmus 2 Erotium, a courtesan Cylindrus, Erotium's cook A maid (Ancilla), Erotium's maid A married lady (Matrona), wife of Menaechmus 1 An old man (Senex), father of wife.

Menaechmi is one of Plautus' liveliest and most entertaining comedies, the main inspiration for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Dr Gratwick's edition brings new light to bear on the interpretation of the play and on Plautus' place in the development of European comedy.

Originally published in as part of the Pitt Press series, this book contains an edited edition of the Latin text of Plautus' comedy Menaechmi. Knight provides an introduction on the origin and legacy of the play, as well as remarks Pages: The Menaechmi Homework Help Questions.

Give an analysis of The Menaechmus Brothers. The Menaechmus Brothers, also called The Menaechmi or The Twin Menaechmi, is a comedy by the Roman playwright. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user :   Plautus' comedy Menaechmi was the main inspiration for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors.

In this edition Dr. Gratwick provides a newly constituted text, a commentary for students giving help with language and context, and an introduction that sheds new light on the interpretation of the play and on Plautus' place in the development of European : Cambridge University Press.

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This page guide for “The Brothers Menaechmus” by Plautus includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major. ‎Considered to be Plautus's greatest play, "Menaechmi; Or, The Twin-Brothers" is the story of two twin brothers, Menaechmus and Sosicles, who are separated at age seven when their father takes Menaechmus on a business trip.

This classic play, which provided the inspiration for Shakespeare 3/5(3). This book, from the publisher's "Handy Literal Translations" series, contains English translations of two of Plautus' plays, TRINUMMUS and MENAECHMI.

Translations by Henry Thomas Riley. Undated; published ca. The bare bones of the story are drawn from the Roman comedy Menaechmi, written by the ancient dramatist Plautus (c B.C.); Shakespeare might have read the play either in the original Latin or in an English translation that was published in but may have circulated in manuscript form before that year.

In any case, the English. Menaechmi, a Latin-language play, is often considered Plautus' greatest play. The title is sometimes translated as The Brothers Menaechmus or The Two Menaechmuses.

The Menaechmi is a comedy about mistaken identity, involving a set of twins, Menaechmus of Epidamnus and Menaechmus of incorporates various Roman stock characters. Search Results - (1) The Comedy of Errors Context the Roman comedy Menaechmi, written by the ancient dramatist Plautus (c B.C.); Shakespeare might have read the play either in the original Latin or in an English translation that was published in.

Looking for books by Plautus. See all books authored by Plautus, including Four Comedies: The Braggart Soldier, The Brothers Menaechmus, The Haunted House, The Pot of Gold (Oxford World's Classics), and Five Comedies: Miles Gloriosus, Menaechmi, Bacchides, Hecyra and Adelphoe (Hackett Publishing Co.), and more on.

Menaechmi is one of Plautus' liveliest and most entertaining comedies, the main inspiration for Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Dr Gratwick's edition brings new light to bear on the interpretation of the play and on Plautus' place in the development of European comedy.

Central to his treatment is the fact that Plautus was a dramatist who wrote to be heard rather than to 3/5(1).23 Duty of eight persons: Athenaeus, Book I., quotes a passage from Eubulus, the Comic writer, where he represents a Parasite as being counted or two or even three at table. The Comedies of Plautus.

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