Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Lyrici Graeci (melos, elegy, iambus)
(1,101 words)

Fragments of Greek lyric poetry from the 7th to the 5th cents. BC.

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Greek lyric poetry in the major genres of melos (individual song, choral song), elegy, and iambus. With the exception of Pindar’s Epinicia, Theognis’ elegies, and a monody by Sappho (fragment 1), the poems are only extant in fragments; either on papyri, or in q…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Lyrici Graeci (melos, elegy, iambus)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0136>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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