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Headword: Πυλάδης
Adler number: pi,3159
Translated headword: Pylades
Vetting Status: high
A Cilician, from the village of Mestarne.[1] He wrote about Italic dance, which was also invented by him, from the so-called comic dance which was called the kordax; and [from] the tragic, which was called sikinnis; and [from] the satyric, which [was called] emmeleia.[2]
Greek Original:
Πυλάδης, Κίλιξ ἀπὸ κώμης Μησταρνῶν. ἔγραψε περὶ ὀρχήσεως τῆς Ἰταλικῆς, ἥτις καὶ ὑπ' αὐτοῦ εὑρέθη, ἀπὸ τῆς κωμικῆς καλουμένης ὀρχήσεως, ἣ ἐκαλεῖτο κόρδαξ: καὶ τῆς τραγικῆς, ἣ ἐκαλεῖτο σίκιννις: καὶ τῆς σατυρικῆς, ἥτις ἐμμέλεια.
[1] mu 985; otherwise unattested.
[2] A confused version of Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.20E (1.37 Kaibel); cf. pi 3225, sigma 396.
Keywords: biography; comedy; geography; meter and music; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 February 2010@05:38:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 May 2010@01:34:02.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 25 May 2010@03:59:29.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2011@08:34:05.


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