b. ca. 450 BC in Athens;
d. after 388 BC;
Greek comic dramatist.
Eleven of the 44 (54) plays are extant.
The papyrus fragments have added only a small number of unknown texts.
Most of the extant manuscripts, which number over 230, only contain the…
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“Aristophanes of Athens”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger.
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