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[1] Comedy writer, end of the 3rd / beginning of the 2nd cent. BC

Roman comedy writer, in the general opinion of scholars a contemporary of Plautus (second half of the 3rd/beginning of the 2nd cent. BC), according to [7], however, from the late 2nd cent. BC. In the latter case, it is not T. but Afranius [4] who would have been the archegetes of the Roman national comedy (fabula togata ); T. would have been responsible for its flourishing. In 15 plays proved to be …

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Schmidt, Peter Lebrecht and Schmitt, Tassilo (Bielefeld), “Titinius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 31 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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