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 (tĕr′əns) Originally Publius Terentius Afer. 185?-159? bc.
Carthaginian-born Roman playwright. His plays, including Phormio and Adelphi, are largely based on Greek comedies and feature fine dialogue and subtle humor.


(Biography) Latin name Publius Terentius Afer. ?190–159 bc, Roman comic dramatist. His six comedies, Andria, Hecyra, Heauton Timoroumenos, Eunuchus, Phormio, and Adelphoe, are based on Greek originals by Menander


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(Publius Terentius Afer) c190–159? B.C., Roman playwright.
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there were Naevius, and Andronicus, and Plautus, and Terentius.
Infine si scopre una tradizione normativa che risale a Dionisio Trace ([phrase omitted]), il primo grammatico greco, e a Varrone (Marcus Terentius Varro, 116-27 a.
38) Regarding the source of Augustine's music definition, some scholars attribute this to Marcus Terentius Varro (116-27 BC).
Terentius, Comoediae (Ravena: Biblioteca Classense), ms.
Terentius and other counselors report smoke belching from the statue of Sejanus, erected earlier as part of his deification by Tiberius; when the head is removed, a serpent leaps out.
Terentius Lucanus--RRC 217/2--, presente ya solo en el ocultamiento de El Saucejo y en el italiano ya mencionado, con un unico ejemplar en ambos casos, debia ser mas escasa en el sur peninsular y no debe sorprender su ausencia en el ocultamiento de Benagalbon, aunque esta documentada en otros hallazgos hispanos como Vall d'Uxo, La Torre d'Onda y Los Villares.
Synopsis: Some six years after his narrow escape from proscription in 43 BCE, Marcus Terentius Varro, the "most learned" of the Romans, wrote a technical treatise on farming in the form of a satirico-philosophical dialogue.
Marcus Terentius Varro (116-27 BC), for example, tells of training young pigs to respond to a horn call.
To develop this point, Jovellanos cites the Roman thinker Marcus Terentius Varro's thoughts on how the theatres and circuses of the city are a corrupting force over men (Jovellanos, Escritos Economicos vol.
Marcus Terentius Varro was a Roman scholar and writer of the second and first centuries BC.
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.