(fl Athens, c450–420 BCE). Greek kitharode and composer of nomoi. None of his works has survived. He went to Athens from Lesbos (c450 bce) and had already become well known by 423; in that year Aristophanes (Clouds, 969–70 and scholium) deplored the difficult vocal writing that contemporary composers had learnt from him. About half a dozen years later, Timotheus boasted of a victory over Phrynis and
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