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(Ἀντιφάνης; Antiphánēs).

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[1] Attic comic poet, 4th cent. BC

Attic writer of comedies; concerning his family and lineage the information is quite contradictory [1. test. 1, 2]. His father as well as his son were called Stephanus, (his son as a writer of comedies, staged works of his father [1. test 1]). A. was born in the 93rd Olympiad (between 408 and 404 BC) [1. …

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Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), Degani, Enzo (Bologna) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Antiphanes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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