Plautus, The Rope

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Reti piscator de mari extraxit uidulum, Vbi erant erilis filiae crepundia, Dominum ad lenonem quae surrepta uenerat. Ea in clientelam suipte imprudens patris 5Naufragio eiecta deuenit. cognoscitur Suoque amico Plesidippo iungitur.
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Plot Summary

With his net, a fisherman hauled a trunk from the sea, containing the recognition tokens of his master’s daughter. She had fallen into the hands of a master who was a pimp. Without knowing it, she comes to be a dependant of her own father5 when she is cast ashore in a shipwreck. She is recognized and married to her boyfriend, Plesidippus.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.plautus-rope.2012