Pratinas


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Pratinas

(prăt`ĭnəs), fl. c.500 B.C., Greek dithyrambic poet of Phlius, said to have introduced the satyr play into Athens.
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As West points out, the Dorian harmonia was well-regarded and generally perceived as manly and dignified (see Pratinas PMG 708; and Pindar fr 67).
A hyporchema of Pratinas of Phlius, in which he complains about the aulos stealing the limelight, is dated to this period:
Especially valuable are the chapters on the lyric poets and what we can glean of their music, including such lesser-known but musically significant figures as Stesichorus, Pratinas, and Corinna.
Dionysodorus and Thoenias as well as Pratinas of Phlius, Scirtus and Dionysus all seem to point to that corner of the Peloponnesus which lies west of Acrocorinth.