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Comedies of Terence, and the Fables of Phaedrus.

Publius Terentius Afer

Comedies of Terence, and the Fables of Phaedrus.

Literally translated into English prose

by Publius Terentius Afer

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Published by G. Bell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBohn"s classical library
ContributionsPhaedrus, Riley, Henry T. 1816-1878., Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6756 A1 R5 1906
The Physical Object
Pagination535p.
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21868544M

the comedies of terence and the fables of phaedrus literally translated into english prose with notes Riley, Henry Thomas Published by Henry G. Bohn (). The Crystal Spring Book 2 by Sharp, Cecil The Comedies of Terence, and the Fables of Phaedrus by Riley, Henry Thomas; Smart, Christopher Athens To Athens by Miller, David Hitler's Raid to Save Mussolini: The Most Infamous Commando Operation of World War II by Annussek Greg. Starting in the proper East Coast city of Dover, Delaware, then at age seven being thrust onto Fox Island, a small secluded island in southern Puget Sound, Daniel relays his humorously clumsy adventures in this wonderful autobiography. Although he wrote this book for his children and grandchildren. PHAEDRUS THE FABULOUS 99 He was born about 15 B.c. in Macedonia, probably in Pydna (3 pr. iyff.). He came as a. slave to Rome and was freed by Augustus. He probably had some pedagogic function under Augustus (cf. ) and then Tiberius (cf. ), under whom the first book of his. poems appeared.


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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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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. Gaius Julius Phaedrus (/ ˈ f iː d r ə s /; Greek: Φαῖδρος; Phaîdros) was a 1st-century CE Roman fabulist and the first versifier of a collection of Aesop's fables into Latin.

Few facts are known about him for certain and there was little mention of his work during late was not until the discovery of a few imperfect manuscripts during and following the Renaissance that.

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.

Prologue. WHAT from the founder Esop fell, In neat familiar verse I tell: Twofold's the genius of the page, To make you smile and make you sage. But if the critics we displease, By wrangling brutes and talking trees, Let them remember, ere they blame, We're working neither sin nor shame; 'Tis but a play to form the youth By fiction, in the cause of truth.

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 by Mr.

Cooke. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Phaedrus. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Phaedrus: The Fables of Phaedrus (prose and verse translations, from an edition that also included the Comedies of Terence; ), trans.

by Henry T. Riley and Christopher Smart (Gutenberg text) Phaedrus: The Fables of Phaedrus, Books I and II (in Latin, with English.

Terence's Comedies, Vol. 1 of 2: Translated Into English Prose, as Near as the Propriety of the Two Languages Will Admit; Together with the Original Latin from the Best Editions (Classic Reprint) Terence. Out of Stock. Terence, Henry Thomas Riley, Christopher Smart ().

“The Comedies of Terence: And the Fables of Phædrus”, p The Comedies of Terence and the Fables of Phaedrus. Terence; Phaedrus; translated by Thomas Riley and Christopher Smart Published by Henry G.

Bohn, London (). 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.

Phaedrus published 5 books based on Aesop's style, and he was the first to do so in Latin. These 5 books (all short in length) are gathered nowadays under one book. I didn't feel wiser after reading this, even though some of them are really Too much anthropomorphism for me, and bashing animals (poor snakes, wolves, foxes, etc.

they are always /5. Quick-Find an Edition. Go to Perseus: Fables, Phaedri Augvsti Liberti Fabulae Aesopiae 1 of 6 editions. To select a specific edition, see below. Quick-Find a Translation. Go to Perseus: Fables, The comedies of Terence and the fables of Phaedrus 1 of 1 translations.

Prologue, To Eutychus. The Old Woman and Empty Cask The Panther and Shepherds Aesop and the Country Man The Ape's Head.

Esop and the Insolent Fellow The Fly and the Mule The Dog and the Wolf The Brother and Sister A Saying of Socrates Of Doubt and Credulity (eunuchus Ad Improbum) The Cock and the Pearl The Bees and the Drone Esop Playing The Dog and.

Gaius Julius Phaedrus c. 15 BCE - c. 50 CE The Comedies Of Terence And The Fables Of Phaedrus by Phaedrus 2 editions - first published in Not in Library Accessible book, Fables, Latin Fables, Aesop's fables, Early works toHistory and Written works: Le favole di Fedro.

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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).

The Fables of Phaedrus PHAEDRUS (15 BC - 50 AD), translated by Christopher SMART ( - ) and Henry Thomas RILEY ( - ) 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.

The Fables of Phædrus Literally translated into English prose with notes Alternate Title: The Fables of Phaedrus Literally translated into English prose with notes Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Fables, Latin -- Translations into English Category: Text: EBook-No.

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the comedies of Plautus (, 2 vols.); the ‘Pharsalia’ of Lucan (); the comedies of Terence and the fables of Phædrus (); and (with John Bostock) the natural history of Pliny the elder (–7, 6 vols.) His ‘Dictionary of Latin Quotations’ ( and.

This is a book for reading and enjoying Aesop’s fables in Latin. So, the fables come first, and they are then followed by the notes and source information, beginning on p.

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) and then Tiberius (cf. ), under whom the first book of his poems appeared. Classic fables by the ancient Roman poet Phaedrus. These stories were told by Lafontaine, Skovoroda, Krylov, and Glibov.

But the classic texts have remained important for centuries capturing the very essence of the human nature that stays unchanged through demise of empires, disappearance of religions, and ever-changing of the world. Download Audible Audiobooks featuring Ages Young Adults audio books including best sellers, new releases and customer picks.

Comedies of Terence and The Fables of Phædrus; Phaedrus Terence Narrated by: Dave Howell. Although many of his fables do depict animals or objects assuming speech, he also has many short stories about men, writing narratives that seem to the modern eye more like short tales than fables.

Despite many other fables being attributed to Phaedrus, only five books are considered by scholarship to have been written by him. Good question.

Phaedrus last line suggests just deserts may lurking around the corner. And, so it is in the work world. Those who have harmed others, stepping on the fingers and heads of those scrambling up the ladder of success may yet get their comeuppance.

*Source: The Comedies of Terence. And the Fables of Phædrus. Phaedrus' fables' characters are animals speaking the language of the men of their time: they represent men's dispositions and faults: “the lion embodies the strength and the arrogance, the fox is the sly and the low hypocrisy, the hawk is the rapacity, the wolf the treacherous greed, the lamb is the pursued meekness, the donkey the resigned.

*Source: THE COMEDIES OF TERENCE AND THE FABLES OF PHÆDRUS. TRANSLATED By HENRY THOMAS RILEY, B.A. TO WHICH IS ADDED A METRICAL TRANSLATION OF PHÆDRUS, By CHRISTOPHER SMART. LONDON: GEORGE BELL & SONS, Caption: Maybe Phaedrus, more likely Aesop. **Who was Phaedrus. Gaius Julius Phaedrus was born.

Like all fabulists, Phaedrus was a moralist, albeit on a modest and popular level. An excellent introduction by P. Widdows provides information about Phaedrus, the history of The Fables, the metric style of the original and of this translation, and something of the place of these fables in Western folklore/5().

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This verse translation of The Fables is the first in English in more than two hundred.Indeed, many of the most famous and familiar fables are to be found in book 1. “The Grasshopper and the Ant,” which opens book 1 and serves as a passageway to all the fables, is typical of La.