Jerome, Chronica ad Ol. 145.1 = 200 BC

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Plautus ex Umbria Sarsinas Romae moritur, qui propter annonae difficultatem ad molas manuarias pistori se locauerat; ibi, quotiens ab opera uacaret, scribere fabulas solitus ac uendere.

Plautus, a native of Sarsina from Umbria, died in Rome. Due to trouble with living costs, he hired himself out to a baker to work a hand-mill; there, whenever he had time off work, he used to write and sell plays.

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