- Ti·tus Mac·ci·us [tahy-tuh s mak-see-uh s] /ˈtaɪ təs ˈmæk si əs/, c254–c184 b.c., Roman dramatist.
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Yes, Plautus was great, but he was great in a far different way.
And must not the vigor, from what we have seen, have been intensified in Plautus?
No, Plautus did not allow his public to languish for want of noise.
The St. is an apt illustration of the probable workings of Plautus' mind.
The same may be said of genteel comedy, modelled on Plautus and Terence.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
- Titus Maccius (ˈtaɪtəs ˈmæksɪəs). ?254–?184 bc, Roman comic dramatist. His 21 extant works, adapted from Greek plays, esp those by Menander, include Menaechmi (the basis of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors), Miles Gloriosus, Rudens, and Captivi