1. An Athenian comic poet. Suidas (s. v.
) assigns him to the old comedy; but from what he adds, that "his dramas were about marriages," and from the extant titles of his plays, namely, Ἀνασωζόμενοι
, and Ζωγράφος
, it is evident that Hipparchus belonged to the new comedy.
He was probably contemporary with Diphilus and Menander. (Meineke, Frag. Com. Graec.
vol. i. p. 457, vol. iv. p. 431; Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. ii. p. 451.)