a comedy (c200 b.c.) by Plautus.
But the most remarkable evidence is in the Amphitruo,754 where Jupiter and Mercurius are among the dramatis personae.
The Religious Experience of the Roman People W. Warde Fowler
Amphitruo, a tragicomoedia, the only play of Plautus of the kind.
The Student’s Companion to Latin Authors George Middleton
I am the renowned Amphitruo, whose slave is Sosia; you know, the fellow that turns into Mercury at will.
The Dramatic Values in Plautus Wilton Wallace Blancke
There are none of the plays of Plautus which it is so difficult to criticise from a modern point of view as the ‘Amphitruo.’
The Roman Poets of the Republic William Young Sellar
The sub-plot, in this case a duplication of the plot, was suggested by a part of the Amphitruo of Plautus.
William Shakespeare John Masefield
the husband of the virtuous Alcmene, whom Zeus seduced by assuming the form of Amphitryon, resulting in the birth of Hercules. Historical Examples I say I am Sosia, Amphitryon’s man; what reason have you to urge against it? Dryden’s Works (8 of 18): Amphitryon; King Arthur; Cleomenes; Love Triumphant John Dryden Vavasour liked to be […]
- Amphitryon 38
a play (1938) by Jean Giraudoux.
an aquatic, eellike salamander of the genus Amphiuma, of the southeastern U.S., having two pairs of very small feet. Historical Examples In the forms however with degenerate limbs like amphiuma, Siren and Proteus the number of digits is still further reduced. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds amphiuma, a genus of amphibians which frequent the […]
producing both male and female offspring.