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Terence Adelphoe

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ISBN-10: 0521290015

ISBN-13: 9780521290012

Edition: 1976

Authors: Terence, R. H. Martin, P. E. Easterling, Philip Hardie, Richard Hunter

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The Adelphoe (The Brothers) of Terence is a Latin adaptation of a comedy of the same name by the Greek comic playwright Menander. The theme of the play is the perennially interesting question of the relationship between the generations and the proper way to bring up a son. In the introduction Mr Martin considers Terence in the context of Roman comedy generally and discusses the background of the Adelphoe. There is also a section on metre and scansion and a short analysis of the textual tradition. The full and detailed commentary, besides elucidating the text, seeks at all times to help the reader to understand the work as a play to be enjoyed. The edition is intended for use by students at…    
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/13/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Author's (Mark Ahavel) Biography The author was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1963 in a Roman Catholic hospital during the middle of Vatican II (1962-'64). And his exact birthday coincides with the day that the prophet Muhammad completed is Hijrah (migration) to Medina, according to Muslim tradition, a significant event in the life of the Prophet for Muslims. In 1963, the Baha'i Faith celebrated their 100th anniversary and they established their International House of Justice on Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel. From the year and the date of the author's birth, one can certainly find ecumenical and interfaith significance, perhaps a portent of his destiny. The author was baptized as an infant in…    

Preface
Introduction
Commentary
Appendices
Bibliography
Index to the commentary