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  • noun Plural form of Atellan.


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  • Here again history repeats itself in this once more, and in imitation of the satirical interludes of the Grecian stage and the _Atellans_ and _Mimis_ of the Roman theatres.

    A History of Pantomime R. J. Broadbent

  • Like the Clown of our early English plays, and like his ancestors, the _Atellans_ and _Mimes_, he had the privilege of making allusions from the stage, in what, I suppose, were something like the Interludes.

    A History of Pantomime R. J. Broadbent

  • Permission was given to the Acerrans to rebuild those houses which had been burnt, and as the people of Nuceria had expressed their desire to settle at Atella, the Atellans were ordered to remove to Calatia.

    The History of Rome, Vol. IV 1905


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