（σίλλοι). A peculiar kind of Greek lampoons in an epic
form, such as Xenophanes of Colophon was the first to level against poets and philosophers.
The principal representative of this class was Timon of Phlius. See Parodia; Timon.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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