1. Of Thurii, a tragic poet, was perhaps contemporary with the younger Sophocles, about the end of the fifth and the beginning of the fourth centuries B. C. (Clem. Alex. Protrep.
2.30, p. 9, Sylb.) Besides the mention of his Dioscuri
in the above passage, and seven lines of his, preserved by Stobaeus (111.3), we have no information concerning him.