Xenarchus in Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898)

1. The son of Sophron, and, like his father, a celebrated writer of mimes. He lived during the Rhegian War (B.C. 399-389), at the court of Dionysius (Poet. 2). 2. An Athenian comic poet of the Middle Comedy, who lived as late as the time of Alexander the Great (Suid. s. v.). Several fragments of his writings are collected in Meineke's Fragm. Com. Graec.

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