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For information about the program in Israel, see Machon L'Madrichei Chutz La'Aretz
For information about the Jewish High school see Machon Academy
Machon (fl. 3rd century BC) was a playwright of the New Comedy.

He was born in Corinthmarker or Sicyonmarker, and lived in Alexandriamarker. Two fragments of his work survive, along with 462 verses of a book of anecdotes of the words and deeds of notorious Atheniansmarker, preserved in the Deipnosophistae of Athenaeus. Dioscorides wrote an epitaph for Machon that has also survived.


  • A. S. F. Gow, Machon: The Fragments (Cambridge, 1965) hardback ISBN 0-521-05631-4, paperback ISBN 0-521-60929-1
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  • Rudolf Kassel and Colin Austin, Poetae Comici Graeci (for the comic fragments)

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