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Biotus
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[German version]

(Βίοτος; Bíotos). Tragedian, from whose Medea a fragment has been preserved. Possibly identical with the comedian  Biottus, who is mentioned in 167 and 155 BC in the Didaskalíai [1. 80].

Bibliography

1 U. v. Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, KS 4, 1962

2 TrGF 205.

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Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), “Biotus”, 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 14 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e217670>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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