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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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(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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