The Menaechmus Twins, and Two Other Plays

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1971 - Drama - 237 pages
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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 trip.
  

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Contents

The Menaechmus Twins i
1
Pseudolus
71
The Rope Rudens
157
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About the author (1971)

David R. Slavitt, poet, novelist, critic, and journalist, has published more than fifty books. His translations include the "Metamorphoses" of Ovid, "The Fables of Avianus," the "& quot; Eclogues& quot; and & quot; Georgics& quot; of Virgil," and "Seneca: The Tragedies, Vols. 1 and 2," all available from Johns Hopkins.

Lionel Casson, professor emeritus of classics at New York University has written many books on ancient maritime history and ancient travel.

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