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Works: 5,930 works in 13,995 publications in 14 languages and 69,763 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conversation and phrase books  Blank verse  Manuscripts  Commentaries  Software 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Creator, Editor, 070, Composer, Translator
Classifications: PA6756.A1, 872.01
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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 )

11 editions published between 1942 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adelphoe by Publius Terentius Afer( Book )

314 editions published between 1494 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 1,765 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
P. Terenti Afri Comoediae by Publius Terentius Afer( Book )

253 editions published between 1772 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains 'Andria', 'Heauton Timorumenos', 'Eunuchus', 'Phormio', 'Heyra', 'Adelphoe'
Terentius by Publius Terentius Afer( )

149 editions published between 1488 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pub. Terentii Afri Comoediæ sex by Publi Terenci Àfer( )

44 editions published between 1553 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )

79 editions published between 1724 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 752 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. Terenti Comoediae by Publius Afer Terentius( Book )

159 editions published between 1521 and 1916 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Terentii Afri Comœdiæ by Publius Terentius Afer( Book )

149 editions published between 1534 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence by Terents( Book )

15 editions published between 1912 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Terenti Afri Andria by Terence( Book )

88 editions published between 1737 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 592 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. Terentii Carthaginensis Afri Comoediæ sex by Terence( )

42 editions published between 1659 and 1980 in Latin and English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Vulgaria Therentii in Anglicanam linguam traducta] by Terence( )

14 editions published between 1486 and 1510 in Latin and English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman comedies by George E Duckworth( Book )

4 editions published between 1942 and 1963 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence by Terence( Book )

28 editions published between 1912 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Terenti Afri Comoediae. The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )

13 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publii Terentii Afri Comoediae : ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensitae &c. accesserunt variae lectiones, quae in libris mss. et eruditorum commentariis notatu digniores occurrunt by Terence( Book )

50 editions published between 1701 and 1751 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies by Terence( Book )

73 editions published between 1672 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 125 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
Terence by Terentius( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence brought to the Roman stage a bright comic voice and a refined sense of style. His six comedies - first produced in the half dozen years before his premature death in 159 B.C. - were imaginatively reformulated in Latin plays written by Greek playwrights, especially Menander. For this new Loeb Classical Library edition of Terence, John Barsby gives us a faithful and lively translation with full explanatory notes, facing a freshly edited Latin text. Volume I contains a substantial introduction and three plays: The Woman of Andros, a romantic comedy; The Self-Tormentor, which looks at contrasting father-son relationships; and The Eunuch, whose characters include the most sympathetically drawn courtesan in Roman comedy. The other three plays are in Volume II: Phormio, a comedy of intrigue with an engaging trickster; The Mother-in-Law, unique among Terence's plays in that the female characters are the admirable ones; and The Brothers, which explores contrasting approaches to parental education of sons
The complete comedies of Terence : modern verse translations by Térence( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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