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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome,
  • East and West

Subjects:

  • Plautus, Titus Maccius -- Translations into English.,
  • Imperialism -- Drama.,
  • Colonies -- Drama.,
  • Rome -- Foreign relations -- Drama.,
  • East and West -- Drama.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementtranslated with introductions and notes by Amy Richlin.
GenreTranslations into English., Drama.
ContributionsRichlin, Amy, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6570.A3 R53 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3392404M
ISBN 100520242742, 0520242750
LC Control Number2005001618

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From its ingeniously banal title onwards, "Rome and the Mysterious Orient" brings three remarkable and rarely performed comedies to life on the page and--one hopes, often--the stage."--James Tatum, author of "Plautus: The Darker Comedies". The almost camp-like title Rome and the Mysterious Orient, along with the brightly coloured cover of the book (in light pink, orange and green) add to the suggestion that these are texts that actually concern our modern world and are not merely monuments of the ‘language museum’ to which Plautus has often been relegated. Orient book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A gripping novel of culture clash and murder: as summer draws to a close, a /5. The Voynich manuscript is an illustrated codex hand-written in an unknown writing system. The vellum on which it is written has been carbon-dated to the early 15th century (–), and it may have been composed in Italy during the Italian Renaissance. The manuscript is named after Wilfrid Voynich, Script: unknown, possibly it is an invented script, .

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