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Headword: *posi/dippos
Adler number: pi,2111
Translated headword: Posidippos, Posidippus
Vetting Status: high
Of Kas(s)andreia;[1] son of Kyniskos; produced [sc. his first play] in the third year after Menander had died;[2] a comic poet. His plays number almost 30.
Greek Original:
*posi/dippos, *kasandreu/s, ui(o\s *kuni/skou, tri/tw| e)/tei meta\ to\ teleuth=sai to\n *me/nandron dida/cas, kwmiko/s. e)/sti de\ ta\ dra/mata au)tou= e(/ws tw=n l#.
C4/3 BCE. See generally W.G. Arnott in OCD4 Posidippus(1); PCG 7, 561-81.
[1] In Macedonia; the former Poteidaia (pi 2134).
[2] i.e. 289/8. For Menander see mu 589.
Keywords: biography; chronology; comedy; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 September 2002@09:59:58.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 August 2004@01:52:08.
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