Terence

Terence

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Publius Terentius Afer, better known in English as Terence, was a playwright of the Roman Republic, of North African descent. His comedies were performed for the first time around 170 160 BC. Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, brought Terence to Rome as a slave, educated him and later on, impressed by his abilities, freed him.

Source/Notes: Comedies of Terence - Eunuchus (The Eunuch). Sometimes attributed to Jean Racine

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