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Lysistratus
(146 words)

(Λυσίστρατος; Lysístratos).

[German version]

[1] Tragedian from Chalcis, 1st cent. BC

from Chalcis. Tragedian, after 85 BC he was victorious at the Amphiaraia ( Amphiaraus) and Romaia in Oropus. His works are not extant.

[German version]

[2] Bronze sculptor from Sicyon

Bronze sculptor from Sicyon, brother and collaborator of Lysippus [2]. By making plaster casts of living people, L. is said to have improved the similarity of portraits…

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Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Lysistratus”, 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 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e715070>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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