Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

(499 words)

(Ἐπιγένης; Epigénēs).

[German version]

[0] Of Sicyon, Greek tragedian, 6th cent. BC

E. of  Sicyon. According to the Suda s. v.  Thespis (θ 282 = TrGF I 1 T 1), the first tragedian (6th cent. BC). The audience supposedly reacted to the lack of Dionysiac content …

Cite this page
Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), Bäbler, Balbina (Göttingen), Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale), Ameling, Walter (Jena) and Hübner, Wolfgang (Münster), “Epigenes”, 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 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

▲   Back to top   ▲