1. An Athenian comic poet, of the New, and perhaps also of the Middle Comedy.
He is only mentioned by Athenaeus (ix. p. 378f.), who quotes a very long passage from his Καγαψευδομένος
, in which mention is made of the cook Chariades, to whom the comic poet Euphron refers as being dead. (Ath. ix. p. 379c.) Hence it is inferred that Sosipater flourished shortly before Euphron. (Meineke, Fragm. Com. Graec.
vol. i. p. 477, vol. iv. pp. 482-485 ; Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. ii. p. 495.)