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Plato

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  1. was an Athenian comic poet and contemporary of Aristophanes

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  2. None of his plays survive intact, but the titles of thirty of them are known, including a Hyperbolus (c. 420-416 BC), Victories (after 421), Cleophon (in 405), and Phaon (probably in 391)

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  3. The titles suggest that his themes were often political

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  4. In 410 BC, one of his plays took first prize at the City Dionysia

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  5. Phaon included a scene (quoted in the Deipnosophistae of Athenaeus) in which a character sits down to study a poem about gastronomy (in fact mostly about aphrodisiacs) and reads some of it aloud

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  6. an Athenian comic poet

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