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Mnesilochus
(103 words)

(Μνησίλοχος/Mnēsílochos).

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[2] Father-in-law of Euripides

Father-in-law of Euripides [1], of the deme of Phlya. In our sources, the daughter's name varies between Choerile and Melito. In the hypothesis to Aristophanes' ‘Thesmophoriazousai the kēdēstḗs (close relative) of Eupolis is incorrectly identified with M. (also in manuscript R).

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Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), “Mnesilochus”, 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 25 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e807710>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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