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Philogelos


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A collection of 265 funny stories, compiled in late antiquity and ascribed to the otherwise unidentifiable Hierocles and Philagrius. We may perhaps compare the joke-books used by Plautus' parasites (Persae ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Classical Studies.


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