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A tragic poet derided by Aristophanes (1) (Acharnenses 11–12, 139–40; Thesmophoriazusae 170) for his ‘coldness’—i.e. dullness, lack of talent. A scholiast identifies him with the Theognis who was one of the Thirty Tyrants.


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