By Plautus, John Henderson
'Asinaria' unearths the play as a key to Roman social family founded on many types of slavery: to intercourse, funds, and relatives constitution; to masculinity and social status; to senility and partying; and to jokes, lies, and idiocy. This paintings contains complete observation, necessary indexes, and a pronunciation advisor.
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I ussit u ̣el nos ̣ atrĭe ̣nsem u ̣el nos ̣ uxor ̣em sŭa ̣m 365 d ̣efraud ̣arĕ, d ̣ixit ̣sese | ŏ ̣pĕram p ̣romisc ̣am dăr ̣e. LEO LIB n ̣unc tu ăb ̣i ad fŏr ̣um ăd ĕrum et n ̣arra haec ̣ ut nos ̣ actur ̣i sŭm ̣ us: ̣t e ex Lĕō ̣nĭd ̣a fŭt ̣urum ess ̣e atrĭe ̣nsem S ̣aurĕa ̣m, d ̣um argent ̣um affĕr ̣at merc ̣ator p ̣rŏ | ăsĭn ̣is. făcĭam u ̣t iŭb ̣es. ĕ ̣go ĭllum int ̣ĕrĕa hic ̣ oblect ̣abo, p ̣rĭŭs si ̣forte adu ̣enĕr ̣it. 370 LEO q ̣uĭd ăis? q ̣uid uis? p ̣ugno m ̣ alam ̣si tĭb ̣i perc ̣ussĕr ̣o, LIB m ̣ ox cum S ̣aurĕam ̣ĭ mĭtab ̣or, cău ̣eto n ̣e susc ̣ensĕa ̣s.
A i n tu, ̣furcĭf ̣er? nosm ̣ et fŭgĭt ̣arĕ 484+485 c ̣enses? i n ̣uncĭam ă ̣d ĕrum, q ̣uo uŏc ̣as, iamd ̣udum q ̣uo uŏl ̣ebas. ATR>MERC nunc d ̣emum? ̣t ămĕn numq ̣uam hinc fĕr ̣es arg ̣enti n ̣ummum, n ̣ĭsĭ me dărĕ ̣i ussĕr ̣it Dem ̣ aenĕt ̣ús. ĭtă ̣făcĭto, ăg ̣e ambŭl ̣a ergo. MERC>ATR tu c ̣ontŭm ̣ elĭam a ̣ltĕr ̣i făcĭa ̣s, tĭbĭ n ̣on dic ̣atur? am o t ĕg ̣ hŏmŏ sum q ̣uam tu. ̣scilĭc ̣ét. ĭtă ̣res est. MERC>ATR ATR>MERC ̣sĕquĕre hac e ̣rgo. 490 i o e praef ̣iscĭn ̣ hoc nunc d ̣ixĕr ̣im: nem ̣ ĕtĭam m ̣ accus ̣auit mĕrĭt ̣o mĕo ̣, nĕquĕ m ̣ e altĕr ̣ est Ăt ̣henis ̣ hŏdĭe q ̣uisquam cu i c ̣redi ̣recte aeq ̣ue pŭt ̣ent.
You spare me, that’s fair, after this long. Then I’ll last you for ages. Don’t you know? Madam spares loverboy—she won’t spare madam enough. For madam, the lover’s just . . like . . a . . fish: rotten unless it’s fresh— 18 Asinaria: The One about the Asses ̣ĭs hăbet ̣sucum, is ̣suauĭt ̣atem, eum q ̣uouis p ̣acto c ̣ondĭa ̣s u ̣el pătĭn ̣arĭu ̣m uĕl ̣ assum, u ̣erses q ̣uo pact ̣o lĭb ̣et; 180 ̣is dărĕ u ̣ult, is ̣se ălĭquid p ̣osci. n ̣am ĭbĭ de p ̣leno p ̣romĭt ̣ur, n ̣ĕque ĭllĕ ̣scit quid d ̣et, quid d ̣amni ̣făcĭat ̣: illi ̣re i stŭd ̣et.
Asinaria: The One about the Asses (Wisconsin Studies in Classics) by Plautus, John Henderson