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Headword: Νικόφρων
Adler number: nu,406
Translated headword: Nikophon, Nicophon
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Son of Theron; Athenian, comic poet, contemporary of the comic poet Aristophanes.[1] Amongst his plays are the following: Coming Up from Hades, Origins of Aphrodite, Pandora, Living by their Hands, Sirens.
Greek Original:
Νικόφρων, Θήρωνος, Ἀθηναῖος, κωμικός, σύγχρονος Ἀριστοφάνους τοῦ κωμικοῦ. τῶν δραμάτων αὐτοῦ καὶ ταῦτα: Ἐξ ᾅδου ἀνιών, Ἀφροδίτης γοναί, Πανδώρα, Ἐγχειρογάστορες, Σειρῆνες.
Notes:
Old Comedy. OCD4 Nicophon; fragments in Kassel-Austin, PCG 7.63ff.
The Suda mss wrongly give his name here as 'Nikophron', both here and already in alpha 3750; but it is correct at kappa 2546.
[1] alpha 3932.
Keywords: biography; chronology; comedy; geography; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 October 2002@05:03:43.
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Catharine Roth on 22 October 2002@11:04:28.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 12 June 2008@07:01:41.
David Whitehead on 10 June 2013@03:24:26.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2014@04:37:25.

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