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Plautus – Roman plays – ancient Rome

By |2017-09-04T00:45:19+00:00September 4th, 2017|Literature, Romans|

Actors in ancient Rome During the Roman Republic, when the Romans first began to go to plays, there weren't any plays written in Latin, only plays in Greek. Plautus (PLAW-tuss or PLOW-tuss) was one of the first people who wrote plays in Latin for these Roman audiences, in the late 200s BC (about the time of the Second Punic [...]