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Sosicrates
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(Σωσικράτης; Sōsikrátēs). Greek comic poet, attested exclusively in others' writings, by all appearances belonging to New Comedy. Pollux quotes three verses from the play Παρακαταθήκη (Parakatathḗkē, 'The Pledge'), Athenaeus three from the Φιλάδελφοι (Philádelphoi, 'The Fond Brothers'), Stobaeus two verses and the Suda the gloss ἀμφίας from unknown comedies [1].

Bibliography

1 PCG VII, 1989, 600-602.

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Hidber, Thomas (Berne), “Sosicrates”, 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 18 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1117640>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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