Latin texts

Those NEH Summer Scholars wishing to read Plautus’ and Terence’s plays in Latin will find the following works useful:

Plautus

Latin Texts

Lindsay, W. M. (ed.) (1904-5) T. Macci Plauti Comoediae. Oxford.
The most accessible (though not always the most reliable) text of all of Plautus’ plays.

Leo, F. (ed.) (1895-6) Plauti Comoediae. 2nd edn. Berlin.
Often more reliable than Lindsay.

Editio Plautina Sarsinatis. Urbino.
These texts, currently being produced at the Università degli Studi in Urbino, Italy,  are usually the best texts of their respective plays.  Published so far are:
Asinaria, ed. R. M. Danese, 2004.
Bacchides
, ed. C. Questa, 2008.
Casina, ed. C. Questa, 2001.
Cistellaria
, ed. W. Stockert, 2009.
Curculio
, ed. S. Lanciotti, 2008.
Vidularia
and other fragments, ed. S. Monda, 2004.

 

Commentaries

On the entire corpus

Ussing, J. L. (1820-1905) Commentarius in Plauti comoedias. Denuo edendum curavit
indicibus auxit A. Thierfelder. Hildesheim 1972.

Brix, J.and Niemeyer, M. (edd.) (190)7 Ausgewählte Komödien des T. Maccius Plautus.
Leipzig.

On plays including the scenes to be performed

Barsby, J. (ed.) (1987) Plautus: Bacchides. Chicago.

McaCary, W.T. and M.M. Willcock (edd.) (1976) Plautus: Casina. Cambridge.

Enk, P.J. (ed.) (1932) Plauti Mercator. Leyden.

Woytek, E. ( ed.,  (1982). Maccius Plautus: Persa. Vienna.

Willcock, M. M. (ed.) (1987) Plautus: Pseudolus. Bristol.

Enk, P.J. (ed.) (1953) Plauti Truculentus. Leyden.

On other plays

Christenson, D. (ed.) (2000) Plautus Amphitruo. Cambridge.

Gratwick, A. S. (ed.) (1993a) Plautus: Menaechmi. Cambridge.

Hammond,M., A.M. Mack, and W. Moskalew (edd.) (1963) Plautus: Miles Gloriosus.  Cambridge, MA.

Terence

Latin Texts

Kauer, R., and W. M. Lindsay (eds.) (1958) P. Terenti Afri Comoediae. Oxford (reprint of 1926 edn. with additions by O. Skutsch).
Has many flaws, but remains the standard text of all Terence’s plays.

Commentaries

On the entire corpus

Ashmore, S. (1908) P. Terenti Afri Comoediae. 2d ed. New York.

Donatus. Aeli Donati quod fertur Commentum Terenti. Ed. Wessner. 2 vols. Leipzig. 1902, 1905.

On plays including the scenes to be performed

Barsby, J. (ed.) (1999) Terence: Eunuchus. Cambridge.

On other plays

Martin, R.H. (ed.) (1976) Terence: Adelphoe. Cambridge.