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Headword: Χοιρίλος
Adler number: chi,594
Translated headword: Choirilos, Choerilus
Vetting Status: high
Athenian, tragedian, began competing in the 64th Olympiad;[1] and he staged 160 plays, and won with 13. This man, according to some, experimented with the masks and the stage(?) of the costumes.[2]
Greek Original:
Χοιρίλος, Ἀθηναῖος, τραγικός, ξδ# ὀλυμπιάδι καθεὶς εἰς ἀγῶνας: καὶ ἐδίδαξε μὲν δράματα ἑξήκοντα καὶ ἑκατόν, ἐνίκησε δὲ ιγ#. οὗτος κατά τινας τοῖς προσωπείοις καὶ τῇ σκηνῇ τῶν στολῶν ἐπεχείρησεν.
This is Choerilus(1) in OCD(4) p.311. (For nos.2 and, by mistake, 3, see chi 595.)
[1] 524/3-521/0. (But this is improbably early.)
[2] The mss do have τῇ σκηνῇ ; Kuster suggested τῇ σκευῇ 'the style of the costumes'.
Keywords: biography; chronology; clothing; geography; stagecraft; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 April 2008@03:43:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, set status) on 2 April 2008@16:21:04.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and n.1) on 3 April 2008@03:01:19.
David Whitehead on 14 November 2013@05:27:12.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2014@06:34:57.


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