2. Choerilus, a slave of the comic poet ECPHANTIDES, whom he was said to assist in the composition of his plays. (Hesych. s.v. Ἐκκεχοιριλωμένη
and Χοιρίλον Ἐκφαντίδος
This explains the error of Eudocia (p. 437), that the epic poet Choerilus wrote tragedies. (Meineke, Hist. Crit. Com. Graec.
pp. 37, 38; Gaisford, ad heph.