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University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
William S. Anderson (Project Director: January 1977 to present)

The Roman Confrontation with Greek New Comedy

To re-assess the complex nature of Greco-Roman New Comedy by first defining more precisely the versatile qualities of Menander's plays, and then by studying the initially violent confrontation between Roman and Athenian comedy in the time of Plautus and the later more friendly assimilation by Terence of the Greek dramatic art and humanistic spirit.

Project fields:
Classical Literature

Seminars for College Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$42,629 (approved)
$42,629 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1977 – 9/30/1977