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date: 09 December 2022

Archippuslocked

Archippuslocked

  • Kenneth Dover

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Athenian comic poet. We have six titles, and four other plays were variously attributed to Archippus or *Aristophanes (1). Archippus may have been the man of that name denounced in 415 bce for profanation of the *mysteries (see andocides; aristomenes). In Fishes (after 403, as the reference to the archon Euclides (2) in fr. 27 shows) he exploited an idea similar to that of Aristophanes' Birds; fr.

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