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Meta'genes

Μεταγένης), an Athenian comic poet of the Old Comedy, contemporary with Aristophanes, Phrynichus, and Plato. (Schol. in Aristoph. Av. 1297.) Suidas gives the following titles of his plays :--Αὖραι, Μαμμάκυθος, Θουριοπέρσαι, Φιλοθύτης, Ὅμηρος Ἀσκηταί, some of which appear to be corrupt. (Meineke, Trag. Coin. Graec. vol. i. pp. 218-221, vol. ii. pp. 751-760; Bergk, Com. Att. Ant. Reliq. p. 421; Fabric. Bibl. Graec. vol. ii. p. 470.)

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