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Philonides
(298 words)

(Φιλωνίδης; Philōnídēs).

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[1] Attic poet of Old Comedy

Attic Old Comedy poet, father of the comic poet Nicochares [1. test. 1, 2]. The supplementation of his name on the list of victors at the Dionysia is insecure [1. test. 3]. Three play titles survive - Ἀπήνη (Apḗnē / 'The Chariot'), Κόθορνοι ('The Cothurni'), Φιλέταιρος (Philétairos / 'The Good Comrade') - as do 17 brief fragments, most from 'The Cothurni'. T…

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Hidber, Thomas (Berne) and Dorandi, Tiziano (Paris), “Philonides”, 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 11 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e921770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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