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Headword: Νικοχάρης
Adler number: nu,407
Translated headword: Nikochares, Nicochares
Vetting Status: high
Son of the comic poet Philonides,[1] a comic poet [sc. himself], contemporary with the comic poet Aristophanes.[2] His plays include Amymone, Pelops, Galateia, Herakles Marrying, Herakles the Chorus-leader, Cretans, Spartans, Lemnian Women, Centaurs, Hand-bellies.[3]
Greek Original:
Νικοχάρης, Φιλωνίδου τοῦ κωμικοῦ, Ἀθηναῖος, κωμικός, σύγχρονος Ἀριστοφάνους. τῶν δραμάτων αὐτοῦ Ἀμυμώνη, Πέλοψ, Γαλάτεια, Ἡρακλῆς γαμῶν, Ἡρακλῆς χορηγός, Κρῆτες, Λάκωνες, Λήμνιαι, Κένταυροι, Χειρογάστορες.
C5/4 BCE. OCD4 Nicochares; PCG 7.39ff.
[1] Philonides: phi 450.
[2] Aristophanes: alpha 3932.
[3] In nu 406 the comic poet Nikophon is given credit for a play with a similar title: Handy-bellies (or Living with their Hands: ἐγχειρογάστορες ).
Keywords: biography; chronology; comedy; geography; mythology; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 September 2003@05:59:24.
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William Hutton (cosmetics, added note and cross-reference, set status) on 28 September 2003@16:02:19.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 4 January 2005@08:51:05.
David Whitehead on 10 June 2013@03:25:10.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2014@04:38:26.


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