Publius Terentius Afer


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Noun1.Publius Terentius Afer - dramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC)Publius Terentius Afer - dramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC)
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This book gathers essays on the plays of Publius Terentius Afer, now more commonly known as Terence, one of the most popular classical Latin authors of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Publius Terentius Afer, or Terence, wrote six comedies in Latin over the period 170-160 BCE, which were praised subsequently for their purity of language, and became a standard part of the Latin educational curriculum.

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