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Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254–184 BC), commonly known as "Plautus", was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. His comedies are the earliest surviving intact works in Latin literature. He wrote Palliata comoedia, the genre devised by the innovator of Latin literature, Livius Andronicus. The word Plautine refers to both Plautus's own works and works similar to or influenced by ... more »

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  • ''Slander-mongers and those who listen to slander, if I had my way, would all be strung up, the talkers by the tongue, the listeners by the ears.''
    Plautus (254-184 B.C.), Roman playwright. Callipho, in Pseudolus, act 1, sc. 5, l. 427-30.
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  • ''What is yours is mine, and whatever is mine is yours.''
    Plautus (254-184 B.C.), Roman playwright. Lysiteles, in Trinummus, act 2, sc. 2, l. 48, trans. by E.F. Watling (1964).
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