ALEXIS ,Greek "comic poet of the
See also:Comedy, was
See also:born about 394 B.C. at
See also:Thurii and taken early to Athens, where he became a
See also:citizen . Plutarch says that he lived to the age of 1o6, and that he died on the stage while being crowned . According to Suidas, who calls him Menander's
See also:uncle, he wrote 245 comedies, of which some 130 titles are preserved . The fragments (about l000 lines) attest the wit and refinement of the author (Koch, Comicorum Atticorum Fragmenta) .
PRINCE ALEXIS FEDOROVICH ORLOV (1787–1862)
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