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Naevius

Fabulae Palliatae; F. Togata

Acontizomenos

1

Charisius, ap. G.L., I, 211, 7: ‘Prime.’ Naevius in Acontizomeno—

Acontizomenos fabula est prime bona.

2–3

Charisius, ap. G.L., I, 199, 21: ‘Falso’ . . . —

Huius autem gnatus dicitur geminum alterum falso occidisse.

4

Charisius, ap. G.L., I, 207, 19: ‘Noctu’ . . . —

sublustri noctu interfecit.

Agitatoria

5–6

Charisius, ap. G.L., I, 210, 24: ‘Pluris.’ Naevius in Agitatoria—

Semper pluris feci ego potioremque habui libertatem multo quam pecuniam.

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Comedies in Greek Dress

Comedies in Greek Dress; Comedy in Roman Dress

Speared a

1

Prologue: First line of the play?:

Charisius

: ‘Prime.’ Naevius in Speared

‘Speared’ is a first-rately fine play!

2–3

Manslaughter the cause of all the trouble:

Charisius

: ‘Falso’. . .—

And this man’s son killed by mistake, they say, one of the twins.

4
Charisius

: ‘Noctu’ . . .—

It was in the dim light b of night he killed him.

The Play of the Driver

5–6
Charisius

: ‘Pluris.’ Naevius in The Play of the Driver

I at any rate have always valued freedom at a much higher price than money, and have held freedom to be preferable.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.naevius-comedies_greek_dress_comedies_roman_dress.1936