Anonymous, On Alkman (P. Oxy. L 3542) (1130)
(6,497 words)

First published online in May 2017.

To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A. Biography. Fasc. 8. Anonymous Biographical Papyri, ed. by James Brusuelas, Dirk Obbink and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston.

Introduction

According to the Suda 1289, s.v.) Alkman was the inventor of erotic song and the author of six books of poetry, something mysteriously called Κολυμβώϲαϲ, and hexameters. Despite that list, we only know him throug…

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Brusuelas, James H., “Anonymous, On Alkman (P. Oxy. L 3542) (1130)”, in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part IV, General Editor: Stefan Schorn (Leuven) (2011 onwards), Guido Schepens (Leuven) (1998-2010). Consulted online on 19 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-5363_jciv_a1130>



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