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Sophron (Fifth Century B.C.)

Sophron (sō’fron). A Greek mimetic poet of the fifth century B.C., native of Syracuse. His mimes were dialogues in Doric Greek, half in play, half in earnest, in which the characteristics of the lower orders were faithfully rendered. Only inconsiderable fragments of these compositions have come down to us.