Plautus


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Sarsina, Italy
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Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254 – 184 BC), commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. His comedies are the earliest works in Latin literature to have survived in their entirety. He wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius Andronicus. The word Plautine refers to both Plautus's own works and works similar to or influenced by his. ...more

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“Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.”
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“He means well' is useless unless he does well.”
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