fabula togata

noun
fabula to·​ga·​ta | \ -tōˈgätə, -ātə \
plural fabulae togatae\ -​ätˌē , -​ātˌē \

Definition of fabula togata

: ancient Roman comedy based on a Greek model but treating native Roman subjects — compare fabula palliata

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History and Etymology for fabula togata

Latin, literally, drama in togas; from the togas worn by the actors

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“Fabula togata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fabula%20togata. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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