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(Ἀστυδάμας; Astydámas).

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[1] The Elder Tragedian

Tragedian from Athens; according to Suda α 4265 son of Morsimus and grandson of Philocles; according to Diod. Sic. 14,43,5 his first production was in 398 BC. Even in antiquity he was confused with his son [2].


TrGF 59.

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[2] The Younger Tragedian

Tragedian from Athens, son of A. [1]. His first victory at the Dionysia came in 372 BC (DID A 3a,44 und D 1), f…

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Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), “Astydamas”, 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 10 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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