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The pot of gold, and other plays


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The ancient Roman writer Plautus is one of the most important playwrights in Western Civilization. "The Pot of Gold and Other Plays" captures his genius with a collection of famous plays performed in the Roman theatre. Plautus adapted most of his plays from earlier Greek stories, making him essential in helping preserve the history and integrity of Greek theatre. What makes Plautus extraordinary, though, is that he kept the essence of the Greek shows while evolving the wordplay and language to fit the more modern Roman ...

The Pot of Gold and Other Plays 1965, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140441499

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