The claim to Comedy is put forward by the Megarians,--not only by those of Greece proper, who allege that it originated under their democracy, but also by the Megarians of Sicily, for the poet Epicharmus
, who is much earlier than Chionides and Magnes, belonged to that country.
Horky accepts without hesitation Timaeus's inclusion of Empedocles and Epicharmus
among mathematical Pythagoreans, a view that plays a role in subsequent chapters.
A quotation of the Greek philosopher Epicharmus
restates this philosophy in atomistic terms: "Les elements se sont assembles, puis us se sont desassembles et sont retournes la d'ou us etaient venus: la terre dans la terre, l'ame en haut.
10, are all taken to be associated with mime, specifically with Theocritus Idyll 15 and Herodas Mimiamb 4, and with what Kirichenko terms a "comedy" by Epicharmus
about visitors to Delphi, which he claims to be another subgenre of mime.
Ancient Greek playwright Epicharmus
wrote a comedy called The Sausage.
Orpheus is there, Hesiod, tragedies, Choerilus, Homer, Epicharmus
, every sort of literature.
Courtney inclui textos considerados por Bahrens entre os Poetae Latini Minores, como Apuleio e Plinio; edita e comenta as obras menores de Enio (Sota, Saturae, Hedyphagetica, Scipio, Epicharmus
, Praecepta, Epigrammata, pp.
66) Horace does castigate Plautus several times, but he refers directly to Terence only once: "Plautus hurries along like his model, Epicharmus
MacDonald, Character-Portraiture in Epicharmus
, Sophron, and Plato (University of the South, 1931), pp.
We move from the epigram to four writers for the comic stage: Pherecrates and Alexis and, possibly, Epicharmus
and Aristophanes, all of the fifth and fourth centuries BC.
More philosophical were two works on the theories of Epicharmus
, the Sicilian poet and philosopher.
22) That Plato treats subjectivism as a unifying feature of sophists, where "sophist" is taken in the most general sense, is clear from his awkward and mostly unsatisfactory attempt to force the views of Homer, Epicharmus
, Heraclitus, and certain subtle contemporaries of Socrates to amount to the Protagorean thesis (152e; 160d).