Document ReferencePw V 545/2
TitleMS verse, unattributed epilogue composed for Plautus' Amphitruo [performed at Westminster School 1704]; n.d.
Content DescriptionText consists of 18 lines in elegiac couplets.

The epilogue starts with the direction: Sosia loquitur.

This is an epilogue specially written for a performance at Westminster School (1704) of Plautus' Amphitruo, and has allusions to Queen Anne, Louis XIV, Philip V, and to British possession of Gibraltar.
Title Of WorkEpilogus
First Line of PoemIam labor in fine est, petit Aethera Jupiter, et Te
Last Line of PoemAlcide, clavam nunc gerit Anna tuam
Termwars, Spanish Succession 1701-1713
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.
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library: Pw V 546 (variant copy of text)
Publication NoteLusus Westmonasterienses (1730) pp 220-21

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72708Plautus; T. Maccius (c.250-184 BC); -; Roman dramatistc.250-184 BC
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA432Louis XIV (1638-1715); King of France; (the Sun King)1638-1715
NA18625Philip V (1683-1746); King of Spain1683-1746
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