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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co.
This ends in violence, as the father is Knemon, a misanthropic farmer who becomes enraged at anyone who ventures onto his land or tries to converse with him.
His wife and stepson have left him; he is alone with his daughter and a servant woman called Simiche.
It was long known only through fragmentary quotations; but a papyrus manuscript of the nearly complete Dyskolos, dating to the 3rd century, was recovered in Egypt in 1952 and forms part of the Bodmer Papyri.
The play is set in motion by the mischievous Pan, who speaks the prologue and whose personality dominates the play.