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Hyperbolus

(d. 411 bc)

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Clēophon

Clēophon  

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Athenian politician, d. 404 bc. He is represented as a lyre‐maker, and his mother was alleged to be Thracian (see thrace). He was already a public figure at the time of the ostracism of Hyperbolus, ...
demagogue

demagogue  

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Like democracy, the idea of a demagogue has its roots in the ambiguous Greek word demos meaning ‘the people’, but in the sense of either ‘the population’ or ‘the mob’. Thus a demagogue was, even in ...
Eupolis

Eupolis  

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Was regarded as one of the greatest poets of the Old Comedy. His first play was produced in 429 bc; he won three victories at the Lenaea and at least one at the City Dionysia.Flatterers (421) ...
Hermippus

Hermippus  

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Athenian comic poet and brother of Myrtilus, won at least one victory (435 bc) at the City Dionysia and four at the Lenaea, the first c.430 bc (Inscriptiones Graecae 22. ...
Leucon

Leucon  

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Writer of Old Comedy (see comedy (Greek), Old) active during the Peloponnesian War (Suda λ 340). Fr. 1 mentions the politician Hyperbolus.FragmentsR. Kassel–C. Austin, Poetae Comici Graeci 5. ...
ostracism

ostracism  

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In Athens in the 5th cent. bc was a way to exile a citizen for ten years. Each year in the sixth prytany (see prytaneis) the question whether an ostracism should be held that year was put to the ...
Phaeax

Phaeax  

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Athenian politician. First mentioned in Aristophanes Equites 1377–80; in 422 bc he was sent to Sicily in an attempt to reopen the opportunities for Athenian involvement which had been closed ...
Plato

Plato  

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Athenian comic poet (see comedy (Greek), Old), won his first victory at the City Dionysia c.410 bc (Inscriptiones Graecae 2. 2325. 63). He produced Hyperbolus at some date during 420–416 ...

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