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Author Papeus, Petrus, active 16th century, author.

Title Parables on a Roman comic stage: Samarites : comoedia de Samaritano evangelico (1539) / by Petrus Papeus ; together with the Commentary of Alexius Vanegas of Toledo (1542) ; introduction, edition, and translation by Daniel Nodes
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 375 pages)
Series Drama and theatre in early modern Europe ; volume 7
Drama and theatre in early modern Europe ; 7
Summary The Samarites by Petrus Papeus offers an effective blending of gospel narrative and ancient Roman comedy, combining manner of Plautus and Terence with the didacticism of medieval allegory and morality plays and the poetic diction of Renaissance humanism. In the Samarites they are the ingredients that present both moral and doctrinal teachings related to the gospel parables of the Prodigal Son and Good Samaritan. Papeus' work is an excellent example not only of the early modern school play, but also of the shifting conceptions of drama in Europe at that time. Daniel Nodes presents a critical edition and translation of the play together with a humanist commentary produced in Toledo by Alexius Vanegas three years after the play's first printing in Antwerp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in Latin with English translation on facing pages
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 15, 2018)
Subject Jesus Christ -- Parables -- Drama
Papeus, Petrus, active 16th century -- Translations into English
Jesus Christ.
Papeus, Petrus, active 16th century.
Latin drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.
Latin drama, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism.
FICTION -- General.
Latin drama (Comedy)
Latin drama, Medieval and modern.
Parables, Biblical.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Papeus, Petrus, active 16th century. Samarites
Papeus, Petrus, active 16th century. Samarites. English
Nodes, Daniel Joseph, 1951- editor, translator.
Venegas, Alejo, 1498 or 1499-1562, author of commentary.
LC no. 2017036189
ISBN 900434019X