Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Aristophanes of Athens
(1,108 words)

b. ca. 450 BC in Athens;

d. after 388 BC;

Greek comic dramatist.

Works

Eleven of the 44 (54) plays are extant.

Papyri

The papyrus fragments have added only a small number of unknown texts.

Manuscripts

Most of the extant manuscripts, which number over 230, only contain the…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Aristophanes of Athens”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0032>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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