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Browsing named entities in T. Maccius Plautus, Epidicus, or The Fortunate Discovert (ed. Henry Thomas Riley). You can also browse the collection for Athens (Greece) or search for Athens (Greece) in all documents.

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T. Maccius Plautus, Epidicus, or The Fortunate Discovert (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), act 1, scene 1 (search)
, in your knapsack. THESPRIO May the Gods confound you! EPIDICUS I want to make enquiries of you. Lend me your attention; attention shall be lent you in return. THESPRIO You say what's lawWhat's law: The words "operam da" and "operam dabo," used by Epidicus, were terms used in the Roman courts of law: therefore Thesprio says, "jus dicis," meaning, "you talk like a judge.". EPIDICUS It becomes me to do so. THESPRIO But why now are you acting the Prætor over us? EPIDICUS What other person in Athens will you say is more deserving of it than I? THESPRIO But still, Epidicus, one thing is wanting for your Prætorship. EPIDICUS What, pray? THESPRIO You shall know; two lictorsTwo lictors: The Prætors were attended by lictors As one part of their duty was to scourge refractory slaves, Thesprio means to joke Epidicus, by telling him that he requires the lictors -- not to do him honor, but to scourge him. two osier bundles of twigs---- EPIDICUS shaking his fist at him. Woe unto you! But how sa
T. Maccius Plautus, Epidicus, or The Fortunate Discovert (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), Introduction, scene 1 (search)
s Periphanes that this girl is really his daughter by Philippa, whom he has not seen for many years, and that she has been taken captive at Thebes, and brought to Athens. On this the old man gives Epidicus the requisite sum, and she is brought home and introduced to him as his daughter Telestis. In the meantime, Stratippocles meets with another damsel who has been taken captive, and agrees with a Banker to borrow forty mince, for the purpose of purchasing her. He returns to Athens, and resolves not to meet his father until he has paid the money to the Banker and gained possession of the damsel, and Epidicus is threatened by him with a severe punishment, iffree, and has been only brought to his house to perform at the sacrifice. At this conjuncture Philippa arrives, having heard that her daughter has been brought to Athens. Periphanes meets her, and assures her that her daughter is safe at his house. On this, Philippa is introduced to Acropolistis, and declares that she is not her d