[ am-fi-troo-oh ]
/ æmˈfɪ truˌoʊ /
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a comedy (c200 b.c.) by Plautus.
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Words nearby Amphitruo
amphithyron, amphitricha, amphitrichate, Amphitrite, amphitropous, Amphitruo, Amphitryon, Amphitryon 38, amphiuma, amphogenic, ampholyte
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How to use Amphitruo in a sentence
There are none of the plays of Plautus which it is so difficult to criticise from a modern point of view as the 'Amphitruo.'The Roman Poets of the Republic|William Young Sellar
The sub-plot, in this case a duplication of the plot, was suggested by a part of the Amphitruo of Plautus.William Shakespeare|John Masefield
But the most remarkable evidence is in the Amphitruo,754 where Jupiter and Mercurius are among the dramatis personae.
Jupiter personates Amphitruo, and so gains admission to his wife, Alkmene!
Plautus has a play on the subject, called Amphitruo, as Jupiter personated Amphitryon.Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer