Philyllius Comicus 5./4. Jh. v. Chr
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- Philyllius Comicus 5./4. Jh. v. Chr
- Alt names:
Philyllios, von Athen
- Field of activity:
- Comic Poet
- TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, pg. 316
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 3, 1867, p. 335:"Philyllius, an Athenian comic poet, contemporary with Diocles and Sannyrion...He belongs to the later part of the Old Comedy, and the beginning of the Middle...."
Brill's New Pauly: "Comic poet from the 5th/4th cents. BC
according to the Suda he was a contemporary of Diocles...and Sannyrion.... He was victorious at the Lenaean festival and possibly at the Dionysian..... Thirty-three fragments and ten titles have survived, of which six are of a mythical nature (Αἰγεύς, Ἀταλάντη, Αὔγη, Ἑλένη, Ἡρακλῆς, Πλύντριαι ἢ Ναυσικάα
'Aegeus', 'Atalante', 'Auge', 'Helen', 'Heracles, 'The Washerwomen or Nausicaa')..." from Bäbler, Balbina (Göttingen). "Philyllius." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and
Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2010. Brill Online. Tufts University Library. 01 September 2010.
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- Smith's Dictionary