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(Μελίτων; Melítōn).

[German version]

[1] Author of a text called "On the Clans in Athens"

M. from Athens (?). According to fr. 1 (= Harpocr. s.v. κάθετος) author of a text called Perì tôn Athḗnēsi génōn (‘On the Clans in Athens). Date uncertain, in any case before Harpocratio [2], who lived in the first or second century A.D.


PA 9842

Traill, PAA 639945.

[German version]

[2] Tragedian, 1st cent.

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg) and Markschies, Christoph (Berlin), “Meliton”, 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 28 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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