), an Athenian comic poet of the new comedy, flourished about 280 B. C. We have fragments of the following comedies by him: Αἰτωλός
. His plays appear to have been chiefly designed to ridicule the philosophers of the day. His name is incorrectly written in some passages of the ancient authors, Βάττος, Βάττων, Βάθων
. (Plut. de Am. et Adul.
p. 55; Suidas, s.v. Eudoc. p. 93; Phot. Bibl. 167
; Stobaeus, Florileg.
98.18; Athen. 14.662
c., iv. p. 163b., vii. p. 279c., xv. p. 678f.)