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Xenarchus (Ξέναρχος), son of Sophron, like his father, a celebrated writer of mimes. He flourished during the Rhegian War ( 399 — 389 BC), at the court of Dionysius, who is said to have employed him to ridicule the Rhegians, as cowards, in his poems. (Phot. and Suid. s. v. 'Rhiginous.} His mimes are mentioned, with those of Sophron, by Aristotle (Poet. 2). They were in the Doric dialect. (Clinton, F. H. vol.ii. s.a. 393 ; sophron.)

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