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Bust of Menander. Roman copy of the Imperial era after a Greek original (c. 343–291 BC).
|Died||c. 290 BC|
|Education||Student of Theophrastus at the Lyceum|
Although he was one one of the most popular writers of antiquity, his work was lost during the Middle Ages. It is known now in fragments, many of which were discovered in the 20th century. Only one play, Dyskolos, has survived almost entirely.