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Headword: *au)tokra/ths
Adler number: alpha,4500
Translated headword: Autocrates, Autokrates
Vetting Status: high
An Athenian, a poet of Old Comedy. Amongst his plays [is] Drummers.[1] He also wrote many tragedies.
Greek Original:
*au)tokra/ths, *)aqhnai=os, kwmiko\s a)rxai=os. tw=n drama/twn au)tou= *tumpanistai/. e)/graye kai\ tragw|di/as polla/s.
See generally K.J. Dover in OCD(4) s.v. (p.214); Kassel-Austin, PCG 4.18f.
[1] Hesychius under kappa3452 appears to give this title (the only one we have) as *tumpani/striai ("Priestesses of Sabazius"), but the reading there is regarded as dubious. In its Suda form it is also the name of a play by Sophocles.
Keywords: biography; comedy; geography; meter and music; religion; tragedy; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 August 2001@16:38:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 2 August 2001@03:09:23.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 August 2002@05:54:40.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 May 2012@05:25:27.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 31 July 2014@04:47:54.


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