Poet of the Attic Old Comedy, 5th cent. BC
Son of Callimedes, important poet of the Attic Old Comedy.
A. Biographical information
The first appearance of C. is documented for the late 450s BC [1. test. 4ab; cf. test. 5]; his death probably occurred between 423 (Terminus post quem: his last piece, the Pytínē/‘The Bottle’…