Document ReferencePw V 545/1
TitleMS verse, unattributed prologue composed for Plautus' Amphitruo [performed at Westminster School 1704]; n.d.
Content DescriptionText consists of 18 lines in elegiac couplets.

This is a prologue specially written for Plautus' Amphitruo, performed at Westminster School (1704; for date see Pw V 545).

The text starts with the direction: 'Sosia loquitur'.

The text is headed by a quotation from Virgil, Eclogue 10.2: Neget quis carmina Gallo?

Title in printed text reads 'Prologus ad Amphitruonem'.
Title Of WorkPrologus
First Line of PoemIn nova cum Divûm mutentur corpora formae,
Last Line of PoemEt placida possit fronte sedere Cato.
Termeducation, schools, Westminster School
Physical DescriptionFor details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, etc) of the MS in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 545.
Publication NoteLusus Westmonasterienses (1730) pp 219-20

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72708Plautus; T. Maccius (c.250-184 BC); -; Roman dramatistc.250-184 BC
NA72709Vergilius Maro; P. (70-19 BC); Virgil; Roman poet70-19 BC
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