titus maccius plautus

Plautus

[plaw-tuhs]
noun
Titus Maccius [tahy-tuhs mak-see-uhs] , c254–c184 b.c, Roman dramatist.
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Plautus (ˈplɔːtəs)
 
n
Titus Maccius (ˈtaɪtəs ˈmæksɪəs). ?254--?184 bc, Roman comic dramatist. His 21 extant works, adapted from Greek plays, esp those by Menander, include Menaechmi (the basis of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors), Miles Gloriosus, Rudens, and Captivi

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