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Terence

Overview
Works: 2,403 works in 5,731 publications in 10 languages and 38,998 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Blank verse  Illustrated works  Manuscripts  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PA6756.A1, 872
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Most widely held works by Terence
The complete Roman drama : all the extant comedies of Plautus and Terence, and the tragedies of Seneca, in a variety of translations by George E Duckworth( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1967 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )

214 editions published between 1525 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence achieved in his brief twenty-six years a standard of stylistic perfection and artistic restraint that ranked him, along with Plautus, as the greatest of the Roman comic playwrights. He was, at the very least, a gifted translator and adaptor, having used Greek New Comedies as the basis for all six of his extant plays. How far his own contribution exceeded that of simple translation is difficult to say, but we know that the Latin, undeniably his, was so faultlessly styled that his work served as a textbook for scholars and grammarians for hundreds of years.Terence had a considerable impact on the Revival of Letters; his comedies were studied and were frequently adapted into new works by such men as Steele, Chapman, and, most famously, Moliire. Indeed, had there been no Terence, it is doubtful that the Comedy of Manners could have arisen when it did, and all comic writing for the stage, from Moilire through the Restoration drama to the present day, would be diminished for lack of him. Appropriately, the language of this translation is from the Restoration. Graves has based his version on the one made in 1689 by Laurence Echard; he has corrected inaccuracies, eliminated defects and obscurities, but retained the period tone.Including in this book are the major comedies: The Fair Andrian, The Mother-In-Law, The Self-Tormentor, The Eunuch, The Tricks of Phormio and The Brothers. A close reading of Terence is a fine corrective to any idea that may still be current, about the glory that was Greece and grandeur that was Rome during the Hellenistic period. It is an assurance that in some respects at least, this age is not depraved at all
The Phormio of Terence by Terence( Book )

65 editions published between 1879 and 2013 in Latin and English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Terentii Carthaginensis Afri comoediae sex : interpretatione & notis illustrauit Nicolaus Camus ... Christianissimi regis, in usum Serenissimi Delphini by Terence( Book )

79 editions published between 1529 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman comedies by George E Duckworth( Book )

5 editions published between 1942 and 1963 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comoediae by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

293 editions published between 1471 and 1977 in 6 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence by Terence( Book )

14 editions published between 1912 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six plays by Terence (died 159 BCE), all extant, imaginatively reformulate Greek New Comedy in realistic scenes and refined Latin. They include Phormio, a comedy of intrigue and trickery; The Brothers, which explores parental education of sons; and The Eunuch, which presents the most sympathetically drawn courtesan in Roman comedy
Five comedies by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Adelphoe of Terence by Terence( Book )

41 editions published between 1863 and 2013 in English and Latin and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phormio by Terence( Book )

88 editions published between 1494 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Roman comedies( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Plautus and Terence are the only two Roman writers of comedies whose work has survived. So popular were Plautus' farces that his name alone was enough to pull in the crowds; Terence's dramas appealed to a more sophisticated audience and were regularly revised in later times. This volume brings together Plautus' The Haunted House (Mostellaria) in which the intrigues of a clever slave provide a virtuoso comic role; his Casina, or A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Wedding, a fast moving romp, full of joie de vivre, Terence's The Eunuch, his greatest success and closest in style to the plays of Plautus; and his Brothers, a very modern comedy about how to bring up children."--Jacket
Hecyra by Terence( Book )

16 editions published between 1495 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence's comedies : made English, with his life, and some remarks at the end by Terence( Book )

20 editions published between 1694 and 1983 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Terenti Adelphi by Terence( Book )

34 editions published between 1551 and 1970 in 5 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publii Terentii Afri Comoediae, Phaedri Fabulae Aesopiae, Publii Syri et aliorum veterum sententiae by Terence( Book )

24 editions published between 1726 and 2005 in Latin and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publii Terentii Afri Comoediae sex : ex editione Westerhoviana recensita ad fidem duodecim amplius msstorum codicum & pluscularum optimae notae editionum by Terence( Book )

15 editions published in 1742 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )

14 editions published between 1765 and 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies by Terence( Book )

45 editions published between 1667 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Terence (?184-159 B.C.) was the outstanding comic playwright of his generation at Rome and one of the founding fathers of European comic drama. All six of his plays survive. This new translation with introduction and explanatory notes aims to be both accurate and idiomatic, and to convey the liveliness of the plays as pieces written for the theatre."--Jacket
Adelphoe by Publio Terencio Africano( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Five comedies
Alternative Names
Afer, Publius Terentius

Afro, Publio Terencio

Apher, Publius Terentius

Térence

Terencio

Terencio Afro, Publio

Terencjusz

Terentios

Terentius Afer, Publius

Terentius Apher, Publius

Terentius, P. (Publius)

Terent︠s︡iĭ, Publiĭ

Terenz

Terenzio

Terenzio Afro, Publio

טרנטיוס

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테렌시우스 B.C. 190-B.C. 159

테렌시우스 아페르, 푸블리우스 B.C. 190-B.C. 159

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