WorldCat Identities


Works: 4,063 works in 9,527 publications in 13 languages and 46,851 library holdings
Genres: Comedy plays  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Chamber music  Songs  Musical settings  Blank verse  Manuscripts  Commentaries  Software 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator, Contributor, Editor, 070
Classifications: PA6756.A1, 872.01
Publication Timeline
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 )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1973 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete plays of Plautus, Terence, and Seneca
Adelphoe by Terence( Book )

148 editions published between 1494 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Micio is an aging, easygoing Athenian bachelor whose strict and hardworking brother Demea permits him to adopt and rear Aeschinus, one of Demea's two sons. Unlike his brother, Micio is a permissive parent, choosing to let pass many of Aeschinus's small extravagances on the assumption that children are more likely to remain bound to their duty by ties of kindness than by those of fear. Micio comes to wonder if his policy raising his son Ctesipho is better
The woman of Andros by Terence( Book )

144 editions published between 1495 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pamphilus has promised to marry Glycerium. His father had arranged for him to marry Philumena. However, following Pamphilus' behaviour at a funeral, Chremes withdraws his permission for the union
Terentius by Terence( )

154 editions published between 1488 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )

91 editions published between 1724 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 778 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
Terence by Terence( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eunuchus by Terence( Book )

47 editions published between 1494 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex plot of familial misunderstanding
P. Terenti Afri Comoediae by Terence( Book )

141 editions published between 1868 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains 'Andria', 'Heauton Timorumenos', 'Eunuchus', 'Phormio', 'Heyra', 'Adelphoe'
Sententiæ Ciceronis, Demosthenis, ac Terentii dogmata philosophica : [item?] apophthegmata quædam pia, omnia ex fere ducentis auctoribus, tam Græcis quàm Latinis by Marcus Tullius Cicero( )

24 editions published between 1580 and 1982 in Latin and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publii Terentii Comoediae sex by Terence( Book )

372 editions published between 1470 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a complete collection of Terence's work. Terence adapted Greek plays from the late phase of attic comedy. All six of his plays are extent and are collected here. It is estimated that over 650 manuscripts of Terence's work date from after 800 CE. Scribes often learned Latin from meticulously copying Terence's text. The first printed edition of Terence dated 1470, approximately 20 to 30 years after the production of manuscript
Roman comedies by George E Duckworth( Book )

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

Terence by Terence( Book )

30 editions published between 1912 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phormio by Terence( Book )

77 editions published between 1494 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phormio makes a living by performing services for richer people. The plot is set in Athens, and revolves around the love affairs of two young men, Phaedria and Antipho. Phaedria is in love with a harp-player called Pamphila, but doesn't have the money to buy her from her owner Dorio; Antipho wishes to marry a free but poor girl called Phanium. By clever legal wrangling, Phormio manages to help both young men to obtain their wishes, and in addition extracts a large sum of money from the two fathers
Terence in English : Fabulae comici facetissimi et elegantissimi poetæ Terentii omnes anglicæ factæ & hac nova forma editæ by Terence( )

25 editions published between 1607 and 1975 in English and Latin and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terens in englysh by Terence( )

17 editions published between 1520 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five comedies by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geranos ; Meet me in the Green Glen ; Once did I breathe another's breath ; Electra mourns by Brian Elias( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies of Terence. And the fables of Phædrus by Terence( Book )

30 editions published between 1853 and 2010 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Terenti Comoediae by Terence( Book )

89 editions published between 1521 and 1916 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The self-tormentor by Terence( Book )

44 editions published between 1494 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A severe father compels his son Clinia, in love with Antiphila, to go abroad to the wars; and repenting of what has been done, torments himself in mind
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.41 (from 0.10 for Terence be ... to 0.78 for P. Terenti ...)

The woman of AndrosThe comedies of TerenceEunuchusP. Terenti Afri ComoediaePublii Terentii Comoediae sexTerencePhormioFive comedies
Alternative Names
Afer P. Terentius

Afer, Publij Terencij

Afer, Publius T. v195-v159

Afer Publius Terentius

Afer, Publius Terentius c. 195-159 a.C

Afer, Publius Terentius ca 195-159 f.Kr.

Afer, Publius Terentius v195-v159

Afras Publijus Terencijus

Afričan, Publij Terencij

Africano, Publio Terencio

Afro, P. Terenzio

Afro Publio Terencio

Apher, Publius Terentius

Martens, Thierry

P. T v195-v159

Pubbliu Tirenziu Afru

Publij Terencij.

Publije Terencije Afer

Publije Terencije Afrikanac v195-v159

Publio Terencio Africano

Publio Terencio Africanu

Publio Terenzio Afro commediografo berbero di lingua latina

Publiu Terenciu Africanu

Publius Terentius.

Publius Terentius Afer.

Publius Terentius Afer 0190?-0159 av. J.-C.

Publius Terentius Afer, 195-159 f.Kr.

Publius Terentius Afer asi 195 př. Kr.-asi 159 př. Kr

Publius Terentius Afer comedyschrijver uit Oude Rome (185v Chr-159v Chr)

Publius Terentius Afer v195-v159

Publiusz Terencjusz Afrykańczyk.

Pwblïý Terencïýdi


T., P. v195-v159


Tereci Àfer, Publi



Térence 0190?-0159 av. J.-C

Terence 186 or 5 B.C.-ca. 161 B.C.

Térence asi 195 př. Kr.-asi 159 př. Kr

Térence auteur de théâtre romain

Terence B.C

Terence‏ B.C. 190-B.C. 159

Térence ca 190-159 av. J.-C.

Térence ca 195-159/158 v.Chr

Térence ca 195-159 f.Kr

Térence de Carthage v195-v159

Térence dramaturge et poète comique romain

Terence Roman comic playwright

Térence v195-v159

Térence v195-v159 de Carthage


Terenci Afer

Terenci Àfer, Publi B.C. 190-B.C. 159

Terenci Àfer, Publi ca. 195-ca. 159 aC

Terenci, Publi

Terenci v195-v159


Terencij Afer, Publij

Terencij Afričan, Publij, 193/183-159 pr.n.š.

Terencij, Publij.

Terencij v195-v159


Terencije Afer, Publije



Terencijus Afras Publijus

Terencijus Afrikietis Publijus


Terencio 0190?-0159 av. J.-C.

Terencio Afer, Publio

Terencio Africano, P.

Terencio Africano, Publio

Terencio Afro, P.

Terencio Afro Publio

Terêncio dramaturgo e poeta romano

Terencio, Publio.

Terêncio v195-v159

Terencius Afer, Publius v195-v159

Terencius v195-v159


Terencjusz Afrykańczyk, Publiusz.

Terencjusz komediopisarz rzymski

Terencyusz, Publiusz.

Terenses ca 195-159 f.Kr


Terentiano v195-v159


Terentio v195-v159


Terentios v195-v159



Terentius Afer, P.

Terentius Afer, P., 193/183-159 pr.n.š.

Terentius Afer, P. ca 195-159/158 v.Chr

Terentius Afer, P. (Publius)

Terentius Afer, P. v195-v159

Terentius Afer Publius

Terentius Afer Publius 0190?-0159 av. J.-C.

Terentius Afer, Publius c. 195-159 a.C.

Terentius Afer, Publius ca 195-159 f.Kr

Terentius Afer, Publius v195-v159

Terentius Afer v195-v159

Terentius Africanus, Publius.

Terentius Africanus, Publius v195-v159

Terentius Afrus, Publius v195-v159

Terentius Apher, Publius

Terentius Apher, Publius v195-v159

Terentius Aphrus, Publius v195-v159

Terentius ca 195-159/158 v.Chr

Terentius ca 195-159 f.Kr

Terentius Carthaginiensis Afer, Publius v195-v159

Terentius Comicus v195-v159

Terentius Komödiendichter v195-v159

Terentius P.

Terentius, P. Afer.

Terentius, P. (Publius)

Terentius Pub.

Terentius, Publius.

Terentius, Publius 195-159 f.Kr.

Terentius, Publius A. v195-v159

Terentius Publius Afer

Terentius Publius Afer ókori római vígjátékíró

Terentius, Publius ca 195-159/158 v.Chr

Terentius, Publius S. v195-v159

Terentius, Publius v195-v159

Terentius romersk komediförfattare

Terentius v195-v159

Terentius v195-v159 Afer

Terentius v195-v159 Comicus

Terentius v195-v159 Komödiendichter

Terentius v195-v159 von Karthago

Terentius v195-v159 von Libyen

Terentius v195-v159 Writer of Comedy

Terentius von Karthago v195-v159

Terentius von Libyen v195-v159

Terentius Writer of Comedy v195-v159


Terents ca 195-159 f.Kr.

Terent︠s︡iĭ, Publiĭ


Terentz v195-v159



Terenz 0190?-0159 av. J.-C.

Terenz ca 195-159/158 v.Chr

Terenz ca 195-159 f.Kr.

Terenz römischer Dichter

Terenz v195-v159



Terenzio 0190?-0159 av. J.-C.

Terenzio Africano, Publio v195-v159

Terenzio Afro, P.

Terenzio Afro, P. ca 195-159 f.Kr

Terenzio Afro, P. v195-v159

Terenzio Afro Publio

Terenzio Afro, Publio c. 195-159 a.C

Terenzio Afro, Publio ca 195-159/158 v.Chr

Terenzio Afro, Publio v195-v159

Terenzio Afro v195-v159

Terenzio ca 195-159/158 v.Chr

Terenzio ca 195-159 f.Kr.

Terenzio, Publio.

Terenzio, Publio Afro v195-v159

Terenzio, Publio v195-v159

Terenzio v195-v159

Terenzius, Publius v195-v159

Tereutius Apher, Publius v195-v159

Ternetius Afer v195-v159

Ternetius Apher, Publius v195-v159

Therencius v195-v159

Therentius ca 195-159/158 v.Chr

Therentius Comicus v195-v159

Therentius v195-v159 Comicus


Публий Теренций Афр

Публий Теренций Афр древнеримский комедиограф

Публий Теренций Африканец

Публий Теренцийді

Публије Теренције Афер


Теренций Афр, Публий

Теренций Афра, П

Теренций Афра, П. (Публий)

Теренций, П

Теренций, П. (Публий)

Теренций, Публий






טרנטיוס אפר, פובליוס

פובליוס טרנטיוס אפר

أفير، ترنتيوس


ترنتيوس أفير

پوبلیوس ترنتیوس آفر

پۋبلىيي تەرەنتسىييدى


პუბლიუს ტერენციუსი

테렌스 B.C. 190-B.C. 159

테렌시우스 B.C. 190-B.C. 159

테렌시우스 아페르, 푸블리우스 B.C. 190-B.C. 159

푸블리우스 테렌티우스 아페르