Cicero was on friendly terms with both him and Roscius, the equally distinguished comedian, and did not disdain to profit by their instruction.
In literature Megara figures as the reputed home of the comedian Susarion, and in the 4th century gave its name to a school of philosophy founded by Euclid.
Thus, to take an example, he will not print a critical text of Plautus with two letters (Y and Z) which were no part of the Latin alphabet in the age of that comedian; still less will he introduce into Latin texts distinctions, such as i,j and u, v, which were not used till long after the middle ages.
Did the comedian have any trepidation about taking such a step?
The ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian, and singer, known to millions as "The Human Jukebox," claims he was "beyond shocked" when his name was announced as the show's million dollar-winner.