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Headword: *dio/dwros
Adler number: delta,1152
Translated headword: Diodoros, Diodorus
Vetting Status: high
He too [was] a comic poet.[1]
Among his plays is Girl Piper, as Athenaios says in the tenth [book] of the Deipnosophists.[2] But in the 12th [book] he says that Heiress and Festival-Attenders also [sc. are by Diodoros].[3]
Greek Original:
*dio/dwros, kai\ au)to\s kwmiko/s. tw=n drama/twn au)tou= e)stin *au)lhtri/s, w(s *)aqh/naios e)n tw=| deka/tw| tw=n *deipnosofistw=n le/gei. e)n de\ tw=| ib# fhsi/n, o(/ti kai\ *)epi/klhros kai\ *panhguristai/.
C3 BCE (New Comedy); OCD(4) s.v. 'Diodorus(1)'; Kassel-Austin, PCG V pp.25-30.
[1] Phrases of this kind generally relate to the immediately preceding entry, but not in this case (see delta 1151). Perhaps he was the son of a comic poet, and the father's name has dropped out: cf. alpha 3737, phi 327. The same might have happened at epsilon 2493.
[2] Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 10.431C (10.38 Kaibel).
[3] Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 6.235D (6.27 Kaibel), 6.239A (6.36 Kaibel). ['12th' needs emendation, to 6th.]
Keywords: biography; comedy; meter and music; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 29 December 2004@00:20:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified aspects of translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 31 December 2004@08:47:57.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 July 2012@04:28:37.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 19 July 2012@18:00:30.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 3 August 2014@05:15:44.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 23 December 2014@07:06:22.
David Whitehead (expanded some refs) on 14 January 2015@10:51:26.


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