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Adelphoe by Terence( Book )

356 editions published between 1494 and 2019 in 16 languages and held by 1,996 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
Terence's comedies : made English, with his life, and some remarks at the end by Terence( )

105 editions published between 1694 and 1983 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Terence -- The fair Andrian--The eunuch--The self-tormenter--The brothers--The tricks of Phormio--The mother-in-law
The woman of Andros by Terence( Book )

193 editions published between 1497 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 1,446 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
P. Terenti Afri Comoediae by Terence( Book )

179 editions published between 1868 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains 'Andria', 'Heauton Timorumenos', 'Eunuchus', 'Phormio', 'Heyra', 'Adelphoe'
The comedies by Terence( Book )

471 editions published between 1470 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 1,389 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
Pub. Terentii Afri Comoediæ sex by Terence( )

92 editions published between 1553 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terentius by Terence( )

171 editions published between 1488 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andria -- Eunuchus -- Heautontimorumenos -- Adelphos -- Phormio -- Hecrya
Eunuchus by Terence( Book )

67 editions published between 1494 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex plot of familial misunderstanding
The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )

90 editions published between 1724 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 743 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
P. Terentii Carthaginensis Afri Comoediæ sex by Terence( )

47 editions published between 1659 and 1980 in Latin and English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publii Terentii Afri Comoediae by Terence( Book )

43 editions published between 1603 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publii Terentii Carthaginiensis Afris poëtae lepidissimi comoediae sex Anglo-Latinae : in usum ludi-discipulorum, quo Feliciùs venustatem linguae Latinae ad sermonem quotidianum exercendum assequantur by Terence( )

32 editions published between 1663 and 2006 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andria -- Eunuchus -- Heautontimorumenos -- Adelphi -- Hecyra -- Phormio
[Vulgaria Therentii in Anglicanam linguam traducta] by Terence( )

30 editions published between 1486 and 1984 in Latin and English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Terenti Afri Andria by Terence( Book )

39 editions published between 1737 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence's comedies are adaptations from Greek New Comedy, which flourished in Athens at the end of the fourth century and in the first half of the third, and was so called to distinguish it from the Old Comedy of the fifth century, and the Middle Comedy, a less important transition stage between the two. Old and New Comedy are two totally different dramatic forms, reflecting the different conditions of life in the two periods
P. Terenti Afri Comoediae = The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )

18 editions published between 1908 and 1967 in English and Latin and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence by Terence( Book )

35 editions published between 1912 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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