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Poses
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(Ποσῆς/Posês). Athenian comedian in the early 1st century BC; his father was a comedian called Ariston [2. 569], as was his son [2. 570]; victor at the Sarapian Games in Tanagra in c. 85 [1. test. 1]. P. was also an archon (in 88/87 [1. test. 2]), a gymnasiarch [1. test. 3] and together with his brother Timostratus a mint-magistrate (c. 101 [1. test. 4]. Neither fragments nor titles of his plays survive.

Bibliography

1 PCG VII, 1989, 560

2 PCG II, 1991, 569-570

3 Ch. Habicht, Athen in hellenistischer Zeit, 1994, 296.

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Bäbler, Balbina (Göttingen), “Poses”, 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 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1006250>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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