THEOCRINES

THEOCRINES
viri proprium, qui primum Tragoediarum actor fuit, deinde calumniator, et Sycophanta. Unde Demosth. pro Ctesiphonte, Aeschinem tragicum Theocrinem vocat.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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