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Plut. De Pyth. orac. 407b

Ὀνομάκριτοι δ᾿ ἐκεῖνοι καὶ Πρόδικοι καὶ Κιναίθωνες ὅσην αἰτίαν ἠνέγκαντο <ἐπὶ> τῶν χρησμῶν, ὡς τραγωιδίαν αὐτοῖς καὶ ὄγκον οὐδὲν δεομένοις προσθέντες, ἐῶ λέγειν.

Πρόδικοι καὶ Κιναίθωνες Botzon: προδόται καὶ κινέσωνες codd.

Euseb. Chron.

Ol. 4.1: Cinaethon Lacedaemonius poeta, qui Telegoniam scripsit agnoscitur.

Telegoniam] Genealogias Scaliger.

IG 14.1292 ii 11 = Tabula Iliaca K (Borgiae) p. 61 Sadurska

τ]ὴν Οἰδιπόδειαν τὴν ὑπὸ Κιναίθωνος τοῦ [Λακεδαιμονίου λεγομένην πεποιῆσθαι παραλιπόν]τες, ἐπῶν

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Cinaethon

Cinaethon

Testimonia

Plutarch, On the Pythia’s Oracles

As for all the blame those people such as Onomacritus, Prodicus, and Cinaethon have incurred in respect of oracles by adding unnecessary pomp and drama to them, I pass over it.

Eusebius, Chronicle

Ol. 4.1 (764/763): Cinaethon the Lacedaemonian poet, who wrote the Telegony,28 is recognized.

Borgia plaque

. . . passing over t]he Oedipodea, which [they say was composed] by Cinaethon the [Lacedaemonian] in 6,600 verses,

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.cinaethon-testmonia_fragments.2003