Sunday, February 21, 2021


Remembering Theogenes

Aristophanes, fragment 582 (tr. Jeffrey Henderson):
This Theogenes is the Acharnian, whom they also ridicule for copious excretion, as is clear in Seasons.

ὁ Θεογένης οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ Ἀχαρνεύς, ὃν καὶ ἐπὶ τῷ μεγάλα ἀποπατεῖν κωμῳδοῦσιν. δῆλον δὲ ἐν ταῖς Ὥραις.
R. Kassel and C. Austin, Poetae Comici Graeci, Vol. III 2: Aristophanes, Testimonia et Fragmenta (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1984), p. 301:


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