Sunday, June 09, 2019


More Deliberation Needed

Terence, Phormio. The Mother-In-Law. The Brothers. Edited and Translated by John Barsby (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001 = Loeb Classical Library, 23), pp. 62-63 (Phormio 457):
ago amplius deliberandum censeo.

I suggest that this needs further deliberation.
For ago read ego, I think (I don't have access to an up-to-date critical edition of Terence). The mistake persists in the Digital Loeb Classical Library.

By the way, apparently the lost Greek originals of all of Terence's comedies have been discovered, if I can judge from this book for sale on

Ah, the boundless stupidity of


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