(Διώξιππος; Diṓxippos). Poet of the Middle Comedy; titles of five plays have survived [1. test. 1]: Antipornoboskós , Diadikazómenoi, Thēsaurós, Historiográphos (possibly mocking the oligarchic, pro-Macedonian politician Callimedon, fr. 3Dioxippos fr. 3), and Philárgyros. He was probably involved in the Lenaea of 349 BC as didaskalos for a play by Anaxandrides [1. test. 2].
1 PCG V, 1986, 44-46
2 H.-G. Nesselrath, Die att. Mittlere Komödie, 1990, 324.
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Bäbler, Balbina (Göttingen),
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