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Aristophanes of Byzantium

( Ancient Greek critic and philologist)

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Biography Aristophanes of Byzantium
(ca. 257-180 BC)
He lived almost all his life in Alexandria, where he c.. 194 BC. became head of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. They were prepared critical editions of Homer, the Theogony of Hesiod, Alcaeus and Alcman, as well as the first edition of Pindar. Perhaps Aristophanes was also published works of all four of the great Greek dramatists (Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes) by writing the introduction to each piece. In addition, Aristophanes wrote on a variety of literary themes, explored comedy, deciphered participating in it the characteristic types, has released a compilation of proverbs. As a philologist he was a collection of rare words and put into circulation, many terms used later in the criticism of texts. By Aristophanes goes adopted in Alexandria 'canon' of outstanding writers.


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