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Alexis, Aleksis, OK. 372-OK. 270 years. BC. e., Greek ï¦ï+ï+ï¦ï¦ïTï+ï¨ÿ-ï¦ÿL, one of the outstanding representatives sredneatticheskoy Comedy. Most of his life in Athens, in 374 g. won in a comic agon of Dionysia. Posted 245 comedies, of which 300 are extant fragments. Some of his plays have ascribed to the so-called new comedy based on the names, pointing to the typical reasons for it (for example, love the motives or character sketches). It is unclear whether to attribute a. recently discovered papyrus fragment, containing 26 poems love scene. A. introduced in the Attic comedy (of Sicilian Italic or farce?) image of the parasite, which is enriched with new features (representing, for example, a lover of the parasite). Had a significant impact on new comedy, especially Menander (uncle of which he was). A. was known in Italy, where, according to Gellius, he was shifted and placed in the Roman scenes.