About Terence

Publius Terentius Afer, better known in English as Terence, was a playwright of the Roman Republic, of North African descent. His comedies were performed for the first time around 170 - 160 BC. Terentius Lucanus, a Roman senator, brought Terence to Rome as a slave, educated him and later on, impressed by his abilities, freed him. Terence apparently... Wikipedia
c. 195/185, Carthage, North Africa (now in Tunisia)
c. 159 BC, Greece or at sea

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