Tragici Graeci
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Collection of fragments of Greek tragedies; apart from complete tragedies by Aeschylus [1] , Sophocles [1] , and Euripides [1] , only fragments are extant from the works of other tragedians. The most important of them are: Neophron, Ion [2] of Chios, Agathon [1], Chaeremon [1], and Theodectes.


Collections of fragments were produced from the end of the 17th cent.

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Landfester, Manfred, “Tragici Graeci”, 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. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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