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Ter·ence

 (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.
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Terence

(ˈtɛrəns)
n
(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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Ter•ence

(ˈtɛr əns)

n.
(Publius Terentius Afer) c190–159? B.C., Roman playwright.
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Noun1.Terence - dramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC)Terence - dramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC)
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Terence

[ˈterəns] NTerencio
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there were Naevius, and Andronicus, and Plautus, and Terentius. Then there were Lucilius, and Catullus, and Naso, and Quintus Flaccus, - dear Quinty!
Spencer charts a thematically structured expedition through what remains (six of 24 books) of Marcus Terentius Varro's (116-27 BC) De Lingua Latina while at the same time attempting to give a flavor of the through-reading experience.
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.
I, 6, 27) 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.C.) che ne modificAaAaAeA leggermente il model per adattarlo al latino.
(38) Regarding the source of Augustine's music definition, some scholars attribute this to Marcus Terentius Varro (116-27 BC).
Terentius Varro's Eumenides where the protagonist dresses like a woman in order to enter the temple of Cybele.
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.