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Hermippus
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(Ἕρμιππος; Hérmippos).

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[1] Poet of the Old Comedy, 5th cent. BC

Writer of Attic Old Comedy, brother of the comedian  Myrtilus. Active probably around 440 BC: a Dionysian victory is attested for 435 BC [1. test. 3], on the epigraphical list of Dionysian victors H. ranks after  Pherecrates and before  Aristophanes [1] and  Eupolis [1. test. 4], and on the list of Lenaean victors after  Cratinus and Pherecr…

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Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen) and Montanari, Franco (Pisa), “Hermippus”, 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 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e510370>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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