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[1] Comic poet from Thespiae, 1st cent. BC

Comic poet from Thespiae, victorious on one occasion in the 1st cent. BC at the Soteria of Acraephia, and son or father of the epic poet Protogenes; otherwise, nothing is known of him.


PCG VII, 1989, 583.

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Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (Göttingen), Dorandi, Tiziano (Paris), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), Ameling, Walter (Jena) and Michel, Simone (Hamburg), “Protarchus”, 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 19 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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