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Simylus
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(Σίμυλος/Símylos).

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[1] Poet of the New Comedy, 3rd cent. BC

Poet of the New Comedy, victorious at the Lenaea in 284 BC with his play Ἐφεσία/Ephesía ('The Girl of Ephesus') [1. test. 1]. Pollux also lists the comedy Μεγαρική/Megarikḗ ('The Girl of Megara'), which according to an uncertain expansion of the list of Dionysia victors was supposed to have been performed in 185 as 'Old Comedy' [1. test. 2]. It is equally uncertain whether two…

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Hidber, Thomas (Berne) and Bowie, Ewen (Oxford), “Simylus”, 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 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1113750>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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