Διονυσοκόλακες

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Διόνυσος (Diónusos, Dionysus) + κόλαξ (kólaks, flatterer)

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Proper noun[edit]

Διονῡσοκόλακες (Dionūsokólakes) (genitive Διονυσοκολάκων) m, third declension

  1. nickname given to the τεχνῖται Διονυσιακοί (tekhnîtai Dionusiakoí, thespians)
    1. flatterers of Dionysius the Tyrant, including the school of Plato
      • Diogenes Laërtius 10.8
      • 250-350 BC, Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 249.F
      • 250-350 BC, Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 435.E

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition