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The comedies of Terence and the fables of Phaedrus

by Publius Terentius Afer

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Published by G. Bell & Sons in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe fables of Phaedrus.
Statementliterally translated into English prose with notes by Henry Thomas Riley to which is added a metrical translation of Phaedrus by Christopher Smart.
SeriesBohn"s classical library, Bohn"s classical library
ContributionsPhaedrus., Riley, Henry T. 1816-1878., Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6756.A1 R5 1891
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 534 p. ;
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14000747M

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The fables are all in one metre and in very good style, humorous and pointed. Some are original. Phaedrus, born in Macedonia, flourished in the early half of the 1st century of our era. Apparently a slave set free by the emperor Augustus, he lived in Italy and began to write Aesopian by: 2. The Frogs Desiring a King With equal laws when Athens throve, The petulance of freedom drove Their state to license, which overthrew Those just restraints of old they knew. Hence, as a factious discontent Through every rank and order went, Pisistratus the tyrant form'd A party, and the fort he storm'd: Which yoke, while all bemoaned in grief (Not that he was a cruel chief, But they unused to.


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The Comedies of Terence, And, the Fables of Phaedrus: Literally Translated Into English Prose, With Notes (Classic Reprint) [Terence Terence] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from The Comedies of Terence, And, the Fables of Phaedrus. The Comedies of Terence, Volume 2 George Colman, Terence No preview available - The text is taken from an omnibus volume that also contained Riley’s translation of the six surviving plays of Terence.

The full title page has been retained for completeness, but the sections of the Preface and Contents that apply only to Terence have been omitted.

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Open Library. Books by Language Additional Collections. Featured Full text of "The Comedies of Terence: And the Fables of Phædrus". The text appeared in an omnibus volume also containing two translations of the fables of Phaedrus: Riley’s own, and those of Christopher Smart ().

The Harper’s edition—issued during Riley’s lifetime—omitted the Phaedrus translations. Instead it added George Colman’s translation of Terence, coincidentally also from Terence: The comedies of Terence and the fables of Phaedrus / (London: G.

Bell & Sons, ), also by Christopher Smart, Henry T. Riley, and Phaedrus. Fabulae (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Terence: The Comedies of Terence. And the Fables of Phædrus. The Fables of Phaedrus By: Phaedrus (c.

15 BC - c. AD 50) The fable is a small narrative, in prose or verse, which has as its main characteristic the aim of conveying a moral lesson (the “moral”), implicitly or, more normally, explicitly expressed. Book I, Fable 1 The Aesopic Fables of Phaedrus the Freedman of Augustus Book I Prologue.

Aesop is my source. He invented the substance of these fables, but I have put them into finished form in senarian verse. A double dowry comes with this, my little book: it moves to laughter, and by wise counsels guides the conduct of life.

Animal fables are said to have originated with Aesop, a semilegendary Samian slave, but the earliest surviving record of the fables comes from the Latin poet Phaedrus, who introduced the new genre to Latin literature. This verse translation of The Fables is the first in English in more than two hundred years.

In addition to the familiar animal fables, about a quarter of the book includes such. The Comedies of Terence and the Fables of Phaedrus A poetical translation of the Fables of Ph drus, with the appendix of Gudius, and an accurate edition of the original on the opposite page.

To which is added, a parsing index for the use of learners. Phaedrus: The Fables of Phaedrus (prose and verse translations, from an edition that also included the Comedies of Terence; ), trans. by Henry T.

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By Terence, tr. Christopher Smart, tr. Henry T. (Henry Thomas) Riley and Phaedrus. Quick-Find an Edition. Go to Perseus: Fables, Phaedri Augvsti Liberti Fabulae Aesopiae 1 of 6 editions. To select a specific edition, see below.

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North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by: 2. Comedies.: Translated into English, together with the original Latin from the best editions, on the opposite pages also critical and explanatory notes, to which is prefixed a disertation on the life and writings of Terence, containing an inquiry into the rise and progress of dramatic poetry in Greece and Rome, with remarks on the comic measure.Looking for books by Terence?

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Terence $ - $ Pincerna, Ex Terentio, with Engl. Notices to. The Comedies of Terence, and the Fables of Phaedrus by Terence, Phaedrus () (external scan) Liber albus: the white book of the City of London by Corporation of London; by John Carpenter, ??, (external scan).