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Headword: Phrunichos
Adler number: phi,763
Translated headword: Phrynichos, Phrynichus
Vetting Status: high
Athenian, comic poet among those of later date in Old Comedy.[1] At any rate he first directed in the 86th Olympiad.[2] These were his plays: Ephialtes, Trinket, Kronos, Revellers, Satyrs, Tragedians or Freedmen, Recluse,[3] Muses,[4] Initiate,[5] Grass-cutting Girls, Satyrs.[6]
Greek Original:
Phrunichos, Athênaios, kômikos tôn epideuterôn tês archaias kômôidias. edidaxe goun to prôton epi p#2# olumpiados. dramata de autou esti tauta: Ephialtês, Konnos, Kronos, Kômastai, Saturoi, Tragôidoi ê Apeleutheroi, Monotropos, Mousai, Mustês, Poastriai, Saturoi.
See generally OCD(4) s.v. Phrynichus(2); PCG 7.393ff. He is often cited in the Suda, and characterized as (stylistically) ''frigid' at lambda 808 and phi 767.
[1] See the discussion of this form of words under alpha 3922.
[2] 436-433 BCE.
[3] Cited at mu 801 and pi 668 and upsilon 217.
[4] Cited at kappa 14.
[5] Cited at tau 431.
[6] sic: repeated.
Keywords: biography; chronology; comedy; geography; poetry
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 11 December 2003@08:06:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modifications to translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 11 December 2003@09:23:51.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2013@06:51:51.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2014@04:00:19.
David Whitehead on 31 May 2016@07:47:04.


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