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Headword: *)axaio/s
Adler number: alpha,4682
Translated headword: Achaios, Achaeus
Vetting Status: high
A Syracusan, a later tragedian, he wrote 10 tragedies.
Greek Original:
*)axaio/s, *surakou/sios, tragiko\s new/teros, e)/graye tragw|di/as i#.
cf. alpha 4683, on the well-attested Eretrian tragedian (C5 BCE) of this name. Clearly the two must be kept distinct. Achaios of Syracuse may be the "Achaios" who won a victory at Athens' Lenaia festival in c.356 BCE: so OCD(4) p.5, under 'Achaeus(2)'.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 June 2001@15:54:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 6 June 2001@04:25:58.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 29 August 2002@04:09:23.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 9 May 2012@06:38:48.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 31 July 2014@05:03:47.


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