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La più antica testimonianza sul teatro a Siracusa? Nota a Diom. GL I p. 486, 27-31 Keil e [Prob.] Comm. in Verg. Buc. et Georg.
p. 324, 23-325, 3 Hagen

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It is generally believed that two passages in Diomedes and ps.-Probus testify to the existence of a theatre in Syracuse at the time of the Deinomenid tyrants, Hiero and Gelo. It is, however, more likely that the Hiero and Gelo of these grammatical sources are to be identified with the third-century tyrants Hiero II and Gelo II. Moreover, the abovementioned passages belong to a group of testimonia on the origins of bucolic poetry, and in the same vein they manipulate both mythological and hist...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Classics
Oxford college:
Oriel College
Publisher:
Loescher Editore Publisher's website
Journal:
Rivista di Filologia e Istruzione Classica Journal website
Volume:
145
Issue:
1
Pages:
106-125
Publication date:
2017-04-13
Acceptance date:
2017-04-13
ISSN:
0035-6220
Pubs id:
pubs:942659
URN:
uri:616548df-2a2a-40d9-8f76-29b1d171de81
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uuid:616548df-2a2a-40d9-8f76-29b1d171de81
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pubs:942659

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