The national cast of his genius and temper was shown by his deviating from his Greek originals, and producing at least two specimens of the fabula praetexta (national drama) one founded on the childhood of Romulus and Remus (Lupus or Alimonium Romuli et Remi), the other called Clastidium, which celebrated the victory of M.
Kanter, De Ariadne (1879); Pallat, De Fabula Ariadnea (1891).
Kennerknecht, De Argonautarum Fabula (1886); M.
Burmeister, De fabula quae de Niobe ejusque liberis agit (Wismar, 1836); L.
See also P. Schwarz, De Fabula Danaeia (1881).
Curtze, Fabula Niobes Thebanae (Corbach, 1836); W.
Gruppe, De Cadmi Fabula (1891).
Claudius Marcellus in 222 over the Gauls in a play called Clastidium, he gave the first specimen of the fabula praetexta in his Alimonium Romuli et Remi, based on the most national of all Roman traditions.
See Oppenheim, Fabula Josephi et Asenethae, 1886, pp. 2-4).