EMEDD Citations for "fabula"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. Fabula (Latin entry by Thomas Cooper 1565, fol. aaa5r)

    Fabula, fabulæ, pen. cor. a fando dicta, vt ait Varro. A fable: a tale: an interlude or comedie.
    ¶ Fabula. Terent. A comedie: a playe.
    Agere fabulam. Cic. To play a comedie or enterlude.
    Conficere totam fabulam. Cic. To make out the whole comedie.
    Peragere fabulam. Cic. To play out an enterlude to the end: to passe the whole course of his life.
    Fabula palliata. A comedie in greeke.
    Fabula togata. A comedie in latine.

  2. fabula (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Fabula, ae, f. g. A fable, a tale, not true, but likely: a feigned devise: an enterlude or comedie: a talking or mocking stocke.

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