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Lasus
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(Λάσος; Lásos).

[German version]

[1] L. of Hermione Poet, c. 500 BC

in the Argolis (incorrectly in the Suda: Achaia). The Suda places his date of birth in the 58th Oympiad. (548-544 BC). Like Anacreon and Simonides, this Greek poet was under the patronage of Hipparchus in Athens. According to Hdt. 7,6, Onomacritus was expelled by Hipparchus when L. caught him forging oracles of Musaeus. The Schol. Aristoph. Av. 1403 quotes authorities who consider L. the fir…

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Robbins, Emmet (Toronto) and Hübner, Wolfgang (Münster), “Lasus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 08 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e631930>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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