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(Εὐέτης; Euétēs).

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[1] Tragedian

Tragedian, whose plays were performed in Athens at the time of  Epicharmus (486/5 or 485/4 BC; cf. Suda ε 2766; see also [1.34]). A victory at the Dionysia soon after 484 is transmitted (DID A 3a, 12).


1 H. Hoffmann, Chronologie der att. Tragödie, 1951.

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[2] Comedian

Comic poet; his only transmitted play title Epíklēros (‘The Heiress’) can hardly be made to fit in chronologically with the observation in…

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Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg) and Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), “Evetes”, 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 11 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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