(Eχέμβροτος; Echémbrotos) Arcadian aulode and elegist. Paus. 10,7,5-6 reports about his victory in the aulode competition during the newly arranged Pythian Games in 586 BC and quotes his verse(?) epigram on a tripod in Thebes dedicated to Hercules. His description as a singer of μέλεα καὶ ἐλέγους is the earliest record of the term élegoi.
IEG 2, 62
M. L. West, Studies in Greek Elegy and Iambus, 1974.
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Bowie, Ewen (Oxford),
Brill’s New Pauly
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