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Melchiore Zoppio (c. 1544–1634)

Zoppio, Melchiore (dzop’yō). An Italian dramatist and miscellaneous writer; born at Bologna, about 1544; died in 1634. By profession a physician, he devoted his leisure to philosophy and literature, publishing two comedies, ‘Diogenes Accused’ (1598), and ‘Julian’; and four tragedies, ‘Admetus,’ ‘Medea,’ ‘Creusa,’ and ‘Meander’ (1629); as well as various philosophical writings.