The Lenaia ( Greek Λήναια Lenaia Germanized even Lenaea ) were in ancient Greece Festival in honor of the god Dionysus . They probably originally took place in the Lenaion , the sacred precinct of Dionysus Lenaios on the Agora of Athens , since the middle of the 5th century BC. In the Dionysostheater on the southeast slope of the Acropolis .
- Magnes: 11 victories at Lenaen and Dionysia
- Menander : 8 victories at the Lenées
- Telekleides: 5 victories at the Lenées (3 victories at the Dionysia)
- Aristophanes : at least 4 victories in the Lenaen (at least 2 victories in the Dionysia)
- Hermippos : 4 victories in the Lenaen (at least 1 victory in the Dionysia)
- Eupolis : 3 victories at the Lenaen (4 victories at the Dionysia)
- Kratinos : 3 victories in the Lenaen (6 victories in the Dionysia)
- Pherekrates : 2 victories in the Lenaeans (1 victory in the Dionysia)
- Phrynichos : 2 victories in the Lenaen (at least 1 victory in the Dionysia)
- Plato : at least 1 victory in the Dionysia
- 429 BC BC - Phrynichus
- 428/427 BC BC - Myrtilos
- 427/426 BC BC - Eupolis
- 425 BC - 1st prize Aristophanes ( The Acharnians ); 2nd place Kratinos ( The Winterers ); 3rd place Eupolis ( New Moon Festival )
- 424 BC BC - 1st prize Aristophanes ( The Knights )
- 422 BC BC - Aristophanes ( The Wasps )
- 421 BC BC - Eupolis ( Marikas )?
- 416 BC BC - Eupolis ( The Dyers )?
- 412 BC BC - Eupolis ( The Demes )?
- 411 BC BC - Aristophanes ( Lysistrata )
- 405 BC - 1st prize Aristophanes ( The Frogs ); 2nd place Phrynichos ( The Muses ); 3rd place Plato ( Kleophon )
- 317/316 BC BC - Menander ( Dyskolos )
- Wilhelm Kroll : Lenaia . In: Paulys Realencyclopadie der classischen Antiquity Science (RE). Volume XII, 2, Stuttgart 1925, Sp. 1935-1939.
- Arthur Pickard-Cambridge: The Dramatic Festivals of Athens , Oxford 1953, ISBN 0-19-814258-7 .