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prolŏgus , i, m., = πρόλογος.
I. Lit., a preface or introduction to a play, a prologue, Ter. Phorm. prol. 14: “in prologis scribundis operā abutitur,id. And. prol. 5: “in Hydriae (Menandri) prologo,Quint. 11, 3, 91: “in prologo Adelphorum,Suet. Vit. Ter. 2.—
II. Transf., the player who delivers the prologue: “oratorem esse voluit me, non prologum,Ter. Heaut. prol. 11; id. Hec. prol. alt. 1 (prō-, v. Wagn. ad Ter. Heaut. prol. 11).
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