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(Διοπείθης; Diopeíthēs).

[German version]

[1] Writer of Old Comedy

Author of Old Comedy, only known from inscriptions; probably won at the Dionysia for the first time in 451 BC [1. test.].


1 PCG V, 1986, 43.

[German version]

[2] Athenian oracle consultant and fanatical opponent of the enlightenment promoted by Pericles

Athenian oracle…

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Bäbler, Balbina (Göttingen), Bloch, René (Berne) and Engels, Johannes (Cologne), “Diopeithes”, 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 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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