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Cedeides

Testimonia Vitae Atque Artis

1 Ar. Nub. 984s.

ἀρχαῖά γε καὶ Διπολιώδη καὶ τεττίγων ἀνάμεστα καὶ Κηδείδου καὶ Βουφονίων.

2 Nauck: Κηκείδου, Κηκίδου, Κικίδου, Κυκείδου, Κείδου, Κηκιδίου, Κηδίου codd.

Schol. RV ad loc. (985a.β: p. 190 Holwerda) = Sud.K 1500 (Κηκίδιος) (iii 108 Adler)

Κηδείδης (Κηκείδης, Κηκίδης codd.)· διθυράμβων ποιητὴς πάνυ ἀρχαῖος. μέμνηται δὲ αὐτοῦ Κρατῖνος ἐν Πανόπταις (fr. 168 K.-A.).

cf. Phot. s.v. Κηδίδης (i 338 Naber), Hsch. K 2476 (Κηθείδης), Et. Mag. 166. 4 (Κηδείδης, nomen patronymicum)

2 I.G. i2 770

Κλεισθένης ἐχορέγε Αὐτοκράτος Ἐρεχθῆιδι Αἰγῆιδι, Κεδείδης ἐδίδασκε.

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Cedeides

Cedeides1 Life and Work

1 Aristophanes, Clouds (423 b.c.) (Wrong Argument describes old-style education)

Old-fashioned stuff, like the festival of Dipolia, chock-full of cicadas and Cedeides and the Bou-phonia.

Scholiast on the passage (= Suda s. v. Cecidius)

Cedeides: a very early2 dithyrambic poet. Cratinus mentions him in his See-alls.

2 Athenian inscription (not before c. 415 b.c.)

Cleisthenes, son of Autocrates, was choregus for the Erechtheid and Aegeid tribes.1 Cedeides trained the chorus.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.cedeides-testimonia.1992