This ancient Roman soap opera delivers the dramaAlthough you probably wouldn’t have guessed it, Pseudolus, the ancient Roman tale, actually predates Days Of Our Lives. Surprising, right? If the idea of an ancient text gives you high school class shudders, don’t stress; it’s a super juicy love story you’re sure to dig. Here are the SparkNotes for ya: dude loves girl, girl’s set to marry ugly Macedonian soldier. Dude’s slave wants to help her master and save the day. Don’t worry, there won’t be a test at the end.