Additional translations

Plautus

Wolfgang de Melo, Volumes I-IV of the new Loeb facing-page translation series.  Loeb translation volumes I and II.  Modern translations, with helpful introductory essays.  Usually available in college and university libraries.  Vol. V will not be available in time; it will have Stichus, Trinummus, and Truculentus.  Loeb volumes can easily be purchased on-line.

Amy Richlin, Rome and the Mysterious Orient: Three Plays by Plautus (Berkeley, 2005).
Translations of Plautus’ Curculio, The Persian, and The Little Carthaginian in the style of hip hop.

Erich Segal, Plautus: Four Comedies (London, 1996).
Engaging translations of The Braggart Soldier, The Pot of Gold, The Menaechmus Brothers, and The Haunted House.

David R. Slavitt and Palmer Bovie (eds.), Plautus: The Comedies (4 vols., Baltimore, 1995).
Translations by various authors of each of Plautus’ plays.

Terence

Peter Brown, Terence: The Comedies (Oxford, 2006).
Highly readable translations of all Terence’s plays.

John Barsby, Loeb translation volumes I and II.  Modern translations, with helpful introductory essays.  Usually available in college and university libraries.  Loeb volumes can easily be purchased on-line.

Plautus and Terence

David Christenson, Roman Comedy: Five Plays by Plautus and Terence (Newburyport, MA, 2010).
Translations of Plautus’ Menaechmi, Rudens, and Truculentus and Terence’s Adelphoe and Eunuchus.

Shawn O’Bryhim, et al., Greek and Roman Comedy: Translations and Interpretations of Four Representative Plays (Austin, TX, 2001). Translations of Plautus’ Casina and Terence’s Phormio, as well of plays by Aristophanes and Menander.

Douglass Parker and Deena Berg, Plautus and Terence: Five Comedies (Indianapolis, 1999).
Lively translations of Plautus’ Bacchides, Menaechmi, and Miles Gloriosus and Terence’s Adelphoe and Hecyra.

 

Older Loeb texts/translations of Plautus and Terence are available in pdf form at http://ryanfb.github.com/loebolus/
(search for “Plautus” or “Terence”: the separate volumes are listed separately).