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Satyrus is the name of a number of figures from the ancient world.


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Satyrus was a political figure at Athens in the late 5th century BC. Xenophon mentions him in his Hellenica: "When Critias had spoken these words, Satyrus dragged Theramenes away from the altar, and his servants lent their aid."


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Satyrus was a distinguished comic actor at Athens in the 4th century BC, who is said to have instructed the orator and politician Demosthenes in the art of rhetoric.


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Satyrus, known as Satyrus the Peripatetic, was a Greek writer of the late 3rd century BC. He is best known as the author of a biography of the Athenian dramatist Euripides. A near-complete copy of this work was found at Oxyrhynchus in Egypt. He also wrote a biography of Philip of Macedon, of which parts survive.


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Satyrus of Elis won the Olympic prize for boxing three times in the 320s BC, according to Pausanias.

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