8. A comic poet, whose comedy, entitled Χενίζων
, is referred to by Athenaeus (x. p. 414). Meineke (Hist. Crit. Com. Gr.
p. 422) thinks that the name Heracleitus is a mistake for Heracleides, and that, consequently, our comic poet is the same as the Heracleides who ridiculed Adaeus, a commander of mercenaries (under Philip of Macedonia), by calling him Ἀλεκτρύων
, or the cock. (Athen. 12.532
; Zenob. Proverb.