Tanagra

Praxiteles from Athenae, the son of Theogenos

Occupation: κωμῳδός, τραγῳδός, singer, χορευτής, κῆρυξ, ephebe Events: ephebe under the archonship of Menoitos in Athenaeparticipant as κωμῳδός at the 3rd Athenians Pythais in Delphi, 105 BC; participant as χορευτής in performing the paean and τραγῳδός at the 4th Athenians Pythais in Delphi, 97BC; victor as κῆρυξ and second prize… Read more

Philon from Tarentum, the son of Philon

Occupation: κιθαριστής, ἐπινίκια Events: victor as κιθαριστής and second prize victor for the ἐπινίκια at the Serapeia in Tanagra, 1st century BC; traveled from Magna Graecia and Sicily Source: Calvet-Roesch 1966, pp. 298-300, ll. 9, 43… Read more

Publius Cornelius from Roma, the son of Publius

Occupation: agonothetes, ποιητὴς τραγῳδιῶν Events: victor of the second prize as ποιητὴς τραγῳδιῶν at the Serapeia in Tanagra, 1st century BC; agonothetes at the Soteria in Akraiphia, 1st century BC; traveled from Italy Source: Calvet-Roesch 1966, pp. 298-300, l. 35; IG VII 2727, ll. 1-4… Read more

Poses from Tanagra, the son of Ariston

Occupation: ποιητὴς κωμῳδιῶν, gymnasiarchos, thesmothetes Events: honored as gymnasiarchos in Delos, beginning 1st century BC; thesmothetes in Athenae, 88/87 BC; victor as ποιητὴς κωμῳδιῶν at the Serapeia in Tanagra, 1st century BC; traveled from Boiotia, Central Greece Source: ID 1928; IG II2 1714, l. 10; Calvet-Roesch 1966, pp. 298-300, ll. 14… Read more

Diogenes from Thebae, the son of Antigon

Occupation: ὑποκριτής τραγῳδίας Events: victor at the Serapeia in Tanagra, 1st century BC; mentioned in the catalog of technitai in Argos, 1st century BC; traveled from Boiotia, Central Greece Source: Calvet-Roesch 1966, pp. 298-300, l. 19 e 36; Vollgraff, Mnemosyne 47 (1919), p. 253, A, l. 34… Read more

Demetrios from Athenae, the son of Demetrios

Occupation: ὑποκριτὴς καὶ ποιητὴς κωμῳδιῶν Events: prizevictor twice at the Serapeia in Tanagra, 1st century BC; an homonymous pais participates at the Pythais in Delphi, 138/137 BC; an homonymous ephebe participates at the 3rd Pythais in Delphi, 106/105 BC; an homonymous participates at the Theoria in Delphi, 97/96 BC; traveled from… Read more

Asklepiades from Athenae/Thebae, the son of Hikesios

Occupation: ποιητὴς τραγῳδιῶν, ἐπινίκια, priest, hieromnemon Events: participant at the Pythais in Delphi, 117/116 BC; priest for Dionysos in Delphi, 100/99BC; victor at the Serapeia in Tanagra, 1st century BC; traveled from Attica and Boiotia, Central Greece Source: FD III 2, 69, l. 3; IG II2 2336, ll. 122-23; Calvet-Roesch 1966,… Read more

Iranos from Tanagra, the son of Phrynidas

Occupation: κῆρυξ,κιθαρῳδός, τραγῳδός ῤαψῳδός, κωμῳδός, ἐπῶν ποιητής  Events: victor as κῆρυξ at the Ptoia in Akraiphia, post 85BC; victor as κωμῳδός at the Amphiaraia and Rhomaia in Oropos, ca. 80/50BC; victor as ἐπῶν ποιητής at the Serapeia in Tanagra, post 85BC; victor twice (once as τραγῳδός) at the Serapeia in Tanagra,… Read more