3 Plays by Plautus
Roche's translations of Amphitryon, Miles Gloriosus, and The Prisoners clearly illustrate how Plautus' writing has withstood the test of time. Includes an analysis of Plautus' approach to comedy and background on the social and political customs of his times.
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