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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 19 19 Browse Search
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P. Terentius Afer (Terence), The Eunuch (ed. Henry Thomas Riley) 1 1 Browse Search
P. Terentius Afer (Terence), Phormio, or The Scheming Parasite (ed. Henry Thomas Riley) 1 1 Browse Search
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P. Terentius Afer (Terence), The Eunuch (ed. Henry Thomas Riley), Introduction, THE TITLEColman has the following remark on this Play: "This seems to lave been the most popular of all the Comedies of Terence. Suetonius and Donatus both inform us that it was acted with the greatest applause, and that the Poet received a larger price for it from the Aediles than had ever been paid for any before, namely, 8000 sesterces, which is about equal to 200 crowns, which in those times was a considerable sum." OF THE PLAY. (search)
lius Praenestinus performed it. Flaccus, the freedman of Claudius, composed the music to two treble flutes. From the Greek of Menander. It was acted twice,Acted twice This probably means "twice in one day." As it is generally supposed that something is wanting after the figures II, this is presumed to be "die," "in one day," in confirmation of which Suetonius informs us that it really was performed twice in one day. Donatus says it was performed three times, by which he may probably mean, twice on one day and once on another. M. Valerius and C. Fannius being Consuls.Being Consuls M. Valerius Messala and C. Fannius Strabo were Consuls in the year from the building of the City 591, or B.C. 162.