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3. A poet of the hilaroedic style, was the successor of Simus, the inventor of that species of poetry the composers of which were at first called Σιμῳδοί, from Simus, and afterwards Λυσιῳδοί and Μαγῳδοί, from Lysis and Magus. (Strab. xiv. p.648a.; Ath. xiv. p. 620d., iv. p. 182c.; Bode, Gesch. der Lyrisch. Dichtkunst, vol. ii. p. 469.)


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