By George R. R. Martin
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Yet we do not necessarily feel or act lowly. Neither, I suspect, did Livius Andronicus. 7 Cf. 2,13). Dramatists had a collegium separate from authors by the early first century, and we begin hearing more negative comments about actors under the Principate. 1 (1982) 580-609. 8 A similar conclusion is reached by Gruen, Studies, 91-92. 9 On the thorny issue of topicality in Plautus, see Harvey, CW 79 (1986) 297-304, and Earl, Historia 9 (1960) 234-43. The issue is now redefined by Gruen, Studies, 124-57.
Events of this type will offer broader scope for interpretation without requiring such precarious reconstruction of the necessary facts. The interpretive enterprise may still require the play of imagination that rhetoricians called phantasia—the power of creative visualization—but the resulting arguments will not lack controls of their own. 25 The historical record so essential to philology continues to be our ally, but we can aspire to produce something more than a set of chronological and prosopographical notes.
Its association with theater history is in any case tenuous. See Brink, Horace on Poetry II, 196-99. 19 Leo, Plautinische Forschungen, 70-78, recognizing the scholarly topoi at work, saw these tales for what they were. Cf. Fraenkel, RE Suppl. 6 (1935) 625. Reconstructions 37 etiam qui res magnas manu saepe gessit gloriose, cuius facta viva nunc vigent, qui apud gentes solus praestat, eum suus pater cum palliod unod ab arnica abduxit. Even he who often performed great deeds of valor, whose exploits still live on, who alone stands out in all the world, him his father carried from his girlfriend with a single cloak.