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Headword: Κράτης
Adler number: kappa,2340
Translated headword: Krates, Crates
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
An Athenian; he also [was] a comic writer of the Old Comedy.[1] Three plays are attributed to him: The Treasure, Birds, The Avaricious Man.
Greek Original:
Κράτης, Ἀθηναῖος, κωμικὸς καὶ αὐτὸς τῆς ἀρχαίας κωμῳδίας. φέρεται αὐτοῦ δράματα τρία, Θησαυρός, Ὄρνιθες, Φιλάργυρος.
Note:
[1] The implicit cross-reference is to kappa 2339. This second Krates -- PCG refers to him as Crates II (saec. V/IV) -- is not mentioned elsewhere.
References:
Kassel R. and C. Austin (eds.), Poetae comici Graeci (PCG), Berlin and N.Y.: W. de Gruyter, 1983- , v.4, p. 111
Korte, A. 'Krates(4)' in RE 11,2 cols.1624-1625
Keywords: biography; comedy; economics; ethics; geography; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Tony Natoli on 20 October 2001@02:47:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 20 December 2002@04:22:07.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@06:16:42.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 2 January 2015@19:21:08.

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