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(Φιλήμων; Philḗmōn).

[German version]

[1] Husband of Baukis

Husband of Baucis.

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[2] Writer of the Attic New Comedy, c. 300 BC

Son of Damon of Syracuse [1. test. 1, 11], became (before 307/6 BC; cf. [1. test. 15]) an Athenia…

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Junk, Tim (Kiel), Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), Matthaios, Stephanos (Cologne), Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg), Damschen, Gregor (Halle/Saale) and Gatti, Paolo (Trento), “Philemon”, 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 22 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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