By Albert Camus

This English version comprises the performs Caligula, The false impression (Le Malentendu), State of Siege (L'État de siège), and The simply Assassins (Les Justes).

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Deufert (2002: 210 with n. 63), however, doubts it was a commentary. Cf. id. p. g. Arruntius Celsus’ commentary or glosses on Phormio; similar commentaries may have been written at this time for Plautus. 71 On these and other authors of the second century: Steinmetz (1982: 121–373). g. in the protreptic part of his De Deo Socratis, cf. ) in Harrison, Hilton and Hunink (2001). ). On archaism cf. Deufert (2002: 200); Holford-Strevens (2003: 354–63) (who calls it ‘mannerism’). ) arguments for the Hadrianic period.

72 Apuleius, who freely draws on Seneca in his philosophical works, is a notable exception, an attitude, which, as we will see, also extended to Seneca’s tragedies in the Metamorphoses. This is not the place to discuss second-century archaism as a whole; instead I will focus on the role of the language of archaic dramatists as well as the use of quotations in this period. Plautus is especially congenial to archaizers and linguists at that time, given that his is one of the oldest literary Latin texts that survived, and in the case of Apuleius the intertextuality between comedy and novel, enhanced by comic words, is a desired eVect.

Quotations of Plautus in other authors are scarce, but continuity is still proven through the interest of the grammarians of this period (p. ). 67 Cf. Quint. 99. For a list cf. Sedigitus in Gell. 25. 68 Green (1994: 145); Bonner (1977: 215V. and 224). 69 Cf. v. argumentum in OCD—Aemilius Asper, who wrote important commentaries on Terence and others, may have Xourished in the late 2nd cent. ad and thus cannot have been used by Apuleius, cf. von Albrecht (1994: 1025 with n. 1, and 1165), Steinmetz (1982: 186).

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