Sositheus


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Sositheus (c. 280 BC), Greek tragic poet, of Alexandria Troas, a member of the Alexandrian "pleiad".
He must have resided at some time in Athens, since Diogenes Laërtius tells us (vii.5,4) that he attacked the Stoic Cleanthes on the stage, and was hissed off by the audience. As the Suda also calls him a Syracusan, it is conjectured that he belonged to the literary circle at the ... more »

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