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Demonicus
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(Δημόνικος; Dēmónikos). Writer of comedies of unknown date, perhaps the 4th cent. BC [1]. D. is only attested in Ath. 9,410c where four verses are quoted from the piece Ἀχελῶιος (Achelôios) that describe hospitality extended to a voracious Boeotian (perhaps Hercules) (fr. 1).

Bibliography

1 PCG V, 1986, 14.

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Hidber, Thomas (Berne), “Demonicus”, 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 27 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e315290>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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