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(c. 445-400 ac), an Athenian tragic poet whose first success at the festival of the Great Dionysia was made by Plato the occasion for his dialogue Symposium; the banquet which is the setting of the dialogue is placed in Agathonís house.

Mentioned: {A & R.12.1977} 6-7 {A & R.04.1994} 55

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