Ἀριστοφάνης

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Etymology[edit]

From ἄρῐστος(áristos, best) +‎ φαίνω(phaínō, appear) +‎ -ης(-ēs, adjectival suffix), literally “best-seeming”.

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Ἀρῐστοφᾰ́νης ‎(Aristophánēsm ‎(genitive Ἀρῐστοφᾰ́νους); third declension

  1. A male given name: Aristophanes
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Pindar to this entry?)
  2. in particular, the 5th century BCE comic playwright Aristophanes

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