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(Πολίοχος; Políochos). Attic comic poet of the 5th cent. BC, victor on one occasion at the Lenaea [1. test. 1]. Two fragments survive, one from the play Κορινθιαστής (Korinthiastḗs, 'The Whoremonger').


1 PCG VII, 1989, 550-551.

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Bäbler, Balbina (Göttingen), “Poliochus”, 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 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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