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2 edition of Menaechmi found in the catalog.

Menaechmi

Titus Maccius Plautus

Menaechmi

the original of Shakespeare"s "Comedy of Errors"

by Titus Maccius Plautus

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Published by Chatto and Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    Parallel Latin text and English translation.Translation by William Warner, 1595.

    Statementthe Latin text together with the Elizabethan translation edited by W.H.D. Rouse.
    SeriesThe Shakespeare library
    ContributionsRouse, W. H. D.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 121p. :
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13764020M


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Menaechmi by Titus Maccius Plautus Download PDF EPUB FB2

I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys Menaechmi book 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 Thomas Riley (Translator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

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42 rows  Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a. 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. The Menaechmi by Plautus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Menaechmi by Plautus - AbeBooks Passion for books.

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.

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