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548 - MS verses, unattributed prologue and epilogue for Terence's Eunuch, plus dramatis personae, as performed at Westminster School (Nov. 1726); 1726
Pw V 548/1
MS verse, unattributed prologue composed for Terence's Eunuchus, performed at Westminster School, Nov. 1726; 1726
Text consists of 20 lines, in elegiac couplets.
This is a prologue specially composed for Terence's Eunuchus, performed at Westminster School.
Dated 23 Nov. 1726.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Ingenuae liceat lusus celebrare Camaenae
Last Line of Poem
Expulit antiquis sedibus, illa fovet.
education, schools, Westminster School
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, etc) of the MS in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 548.
Lusus Westmonasterienses (1730) pp 242-43
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Dates of existence
Terentius Afer; P. (c.190-c.159 BC); -; Terence; Roman comic dramatist
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