Pherecrates (fərĕkˈrətēz) [key], fl. c.437 B.C., inventive and highly esteemed Greek poet of the Old Comedy. Fragments and titles of 15 of his plays are extant.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
About Infoplease, Part of Family Education Network
© 2000–2015 Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease