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Simonides
(1,357 words)

(Σιμωνίδης/Simōnídēs).

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[1] Iambographic poet

(the iambographic poet) see Semonides

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[2] Lyric poet, 6th/5th cents. BC

Greek lyric poet, 6th/5th cents. BC

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I. Life

S. was born in Ioulis on Ceos [1], the son of Leoprepes, uncle of Bacchylides. Of the two birth dates given in the Suda - the 56th Olympiad (556/553 BC) and the 62n…

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Robbins, Emmet (Toronto) and Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), “Simonides”, 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 21 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1113590>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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