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(Φιλίσκος; Philískos).

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[1] Poet of Middle Comedy

Poet of Middle Comedy, to whom the Suda attributes 7 play titles: Ἄδωνις (Á dōnis), Διὸς γοναί (Diòs gonaí/ 'The Birth of Zeus'; Adespoton 1062 K.-A. is sometimes assigned to this play [4]), Θεμιστοκλῆς (Themistoklês/ 'Themistocles'; title probably incorrectly included in the list [3. n.…

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Hidber, Thomas (Berne), Goulet-Cazé, Marie-Odile (Antony), Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), Dorandi, Tiziano (Paris), Neudecker, Richard (Rome) and Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), “Philiscus”, 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 23 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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