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Chaerion
(51 words)

[German version]

Writer of comedies, attested only epigraphically; he evidently once won first prize at the Attic Dionysia [1. test. *2], and also in 154 BC second place at the Great Dionysia with the play ‘The false self-accuser [1. test. 1].

Bibliography

1 PCG IV, 1983, 69.

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Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), “Chaerion”, 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 24 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e231000>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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