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Headword: *decikra/ths
Adler number: delta,228
Translated headword: Dexikrates, Dexicrates
Vetting Status: high
This man [was] an Athenian, a comic poet. His dramas are: Men Deceived by Themselves, as Athenaeus says in the third [book] of Deipnosophists.[1]
Greek Original:
*decikra/ths: ou(=tos *)aqhnai=os, kwmiko/s. dra/mata au)tou= ei)sin *(uf' e(autw=n planw/menoi, w(s *)aqh/naio/s fhsin e)n g# *deipnosofistw=n.
C3 BCE. Kassel-Austin, PCG V p.16.
[1] Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 3.124B (3.97 Kaibel), quoting a fragment. This is the only play mentioned (or known from anywhere else), so the Suda's plural is clumsy.
Keywords: biography; comedy; ethics; geography; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 27 July 2002@19:32:53.
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David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 6 September 2002@03:48:18.
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