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Headword: Μεταγένης
Adler number: mu,688
Translated headword: Metagenes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Athenian; son of Dylos;[1] comic poet. Amongst his plays are these: Breezes, Blockhead, Thouriopersians,[2] Sacrifice-lover, Homer or Athletes.
Greek Original:
Μεταγένης, Ἀθηναῖος, Δύλου παῖς, κωμικός. τῶν δὲ αὐτοῦ δραμάτων ἐστὶ ταῦτα: Αὖραι, Μαμμάκυθος, Θουριοπέρσαι, Φιλοθύτης, Ὅμηρος ἢ Ἀσκηταί.
Notes:
Old Comedy; OCD(4) s.v.; Kassel-Austin, PCG 7.4-13
[1] The name does not convince; suggested emendations include Diyllos.
[2] cf. tau 672.
Keywords: athletics; biography; comedy; daily life; epic; geography; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 August 2006@07:10:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 9 August 2006@18:09:41.
David Whitehead (added notes) on 10 August 2006@03:45:37.
David Whitehead (typo) on 17 May 2009@10:26:46.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2013@06:18:57.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2014@06:34:57.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@08:37:08.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2014@08:41:06.

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