The Menaechmi
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The Menaechmi by Titus Maccius Plautus

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Published by MacMillan Pub Co .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

ContributionsFrank O. Copley (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9929277M
ISBN 100023250607
ISBN 109780023250606

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The. Plautus' Menaechmi, Shakespeare's inspiration for his Comedy of Errors, is a fine rebuttal for anyone who thinks that the Romans had no sense of humor. When one twin brother is lost at the fair at the age of seven, his other brother is given his name, Menaechmus, by his grieving grandfather/5. About This Book; About the Author(s) This vigorous, colloquial translation of The Menaechmi was made for the performance of the play given by the Harvard Classical Club on March 19 To it Professor Packard of Harvard has added numerous stage-directions, which are intended to suggest his interpretation of the stage business.   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 on Plautus' style and use of metre. Critical notes are Pages: Translations William Warner, [5] and [6] Henry Thomas Riley, (full text) Menaechmi Paul Nixon, –38 Edward C. Weist and Richard W. Hyde, Palmer Bovie, E. F. Watling, Erich Segal, Deena Berg and Douglass Parker, David M. Christenson, [7] Dr. Richard E.

"The Menaechmi" is a comedic play about mistaken identity, a misplaced twin, and the relationship between a husband and his wife. Narrators in the guise of a professor and clowns set the stage at. Menaechmi by Titus Maccius Plautus, , Chatto & Windus edition, There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one? Edition Notes Series The Shakespeare library. Classifications Library of Congress PR P4 R6 The Physical Object Pagination p. ID Numbers /5(2). THE MENAECHMI A Pleasant and Fine Conceited Comdie of the Most Excellent Wit as Written in English, by W. VV. LONDON printed by Tho. and are to be sold by William shop in Gratiousftreete 15 9 5. DRAMATIS PERSONAE PENICVLVS PARASITVS MENAECHMVS I MENAECHMVS II () EROTIVM MEKETRIX CYLINDRVS Cocvs MESSENIO SERVVS. 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 Syracuse. It incorporates various Roman stock characters including the parasite, the comic .

  Overview 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. The Menaechmi of Plautus. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The menaechmi: the original of Shakespeare's Comedy of errors. The Latin text together with the Elizabethan translation. Edited by W.H.D. Rouse/5(2).