Lecture Outline for 1/11/06
Timeline of Latin Literature/ Greek Comedy
5th Century Athens
4th/3rd Century Athens
- plays date from 321 to c. 292
c. 190- c. 159
- first production in 240
Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus
Who was Livius Andronicus?
Who was Ennius?
Why did all things Greek become the rage and what was the Scipionic
How did Roman traditionalists feel about this?
What is New Comedy? Who wrote it?
What are fabulae palliatae and fabulae togatae?
Where were Roman plays performed?
What are the identifying features of Roman comedy?
What are the identifying features of Plautine comedy?