Delphi Complete Works of Plautus (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

October 30, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Plautus (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

The Roman playwright Plautus wrote comedies that are theearliest Latin literary texts to have survived in their entirety.Loosely adapted from lost Greek plays, the works of Plautus helpedestablish a truly Roman drama in the Latin language for the firsttime. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with thewisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations andthe original Latin texts. This comprehensive eBook presentsPlautus’ complete extant works, with relevant illustrations,informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material.(Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Plautus’ lifeand worksFeatures the complete extant works of Plautus, in both Englishtranslation and the original LatinAll 20 extant playsConcise introductions to the playsFeatures translations by Henry Thomas RileyExcellent formatting of the textsEasily locate the acts you want to read with individualcontents tablesIncludes Plautus’ rare plays, first time in digital printFeatures a bonus biography – discover Plautus’ ancientworldScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genres