Questions tagged [terence]

Questions about the works of the Roman African playwright Publius Terentius Afer, also known as Terence (c. 195/185 – c. 159? BC). Terentius wrote six plays. Use this tag with [latin-literature].

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What does the “justness of characters” mean?

What does the “justness of characters” mean? In the dedication of his play The Way of the World William Congreve says the following about the ancient Roman playwright Terence: "The purity of his ...