Pherecrates


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Pherecrates

(fərĕk`rətēz), fl. c.437 B.C., inventive and highly esteemed Greek poet of the Old Comedy. Fragments and titles of 15 of his plays are extant.
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2, Diopeithes to Pherecrates. Oxford: Hart Publishing Ltd., 2011.
A fragment of the comic poet Pherecrates seemingly makes a Homeric abuser and mocker the victim of the same form of drubbing.
dedarmenen, "as Pherecrates said, you'll have to skin the
He specifically locates a classical Cokaygne in the writing of Pherecrates from the year 438 BC.
Within the patchwork of quotation and highly technical discussion which forms the bulk on 'On Music', a fragment from an old play or dialogue by Pherecrates is transcribed.
Thus Pherecrates the comic poet introduces Music in the guise of a woman whose whole person has been brutally mauled; and he lets Justice ask how she came to suffer such an outrage.
Compare West's remarks on the reading `pentachords' in Pherecrates fr.
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.
In nonsexual and nonmedical uses, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] most commonly refers to animal parts, whether pieces of the sacrificial victim (Aeschylus, PV 497; Aristophanes, Pax 1053; Pherecrates, fr.
12.534bff.) quotes the orators Lysias and Antiphon, the comic poets Eupolis and Pherecrates, and the Socratic Antisthenes.
Later in the same play, another bread-seller appears in pursuit of Philocleon; since she has arrived with a witness to summons him, she is presumably a citizen, as the recitation of her parentage also suggests.(15) Pherecrates (fr.