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Terence: Phormio

Robert Maltby (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Terence's Phormio, based on a Greek original by Apollodorus of Carystus, was produced towards the end of his short dramatic career in 161 BC. With its lively action, based on the traditional elements ... More


Production Notice

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.1008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers the production notice about Terence's Phormio. It talks about the performance of Phormio at the Roman Games during the curule aedileship of Lucius Postumius Albinus and Lucius ... More


Characters

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.1009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter cites the characters in Terence's Phormio. It includes the slave Davos and his friend Geta, who is the slave of Demipho. It mentions a young man named Antipho, who is the son of Demipho ... More


Terence Phormio: Terenti Phormio

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.5454
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the text and translation of Terence's play called Phormio. It begins with Chremes' brother Demipho, who left his son Antipho in Athens while he was abroad. Chremes secretly kept ... More


Mss of Terence Containing Phormio

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter includes the manuscripts of Terence containing Phormio, such as A Vaticanus lat. 3226 (Bembinus) from the 4th or 5th century. It refers to the γ‎ manuscripts, which contain P Parisinus ... More


Prologvs

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.1010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the text and translation of the prologue of Terence's Phormio. It begins with the mention of the old poet, who tries to deter another poet from writing through slander. It ... More


Commentary

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.1111
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the commentary for the play Phormio, which was written by Terence. It mentions that Phormio is the only play of Terence that does not retain the original Greek title, while in ... More


Introduction

Robert Maltby (ed.)

in Terence: Phormio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686061
eISBN:
9781800342743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686061.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with the life of the Roman playwright named Terence, who was born a Carthaginian slave but was freed by his Roman master, senator Terentius Lucanus, due to his brains and good ... More


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