And the noble son of Alcaeus led them, rejoicing in his host.
The fragments have been edited (with those of Alcaeus) by J. Pellegrino .
Horace had tuned his ear upon the lyres of Sappho and Alcaeus.
According to an epigram quoted by Vossius from the Anthologia, Alcaeus, the comic writer, died under this very punishment.
Alcaeus, Anacreon, and Nonnus could not have sung as they did under the inspiration of spirit of turpentine.
Among the Latins, Horace, in imitation of Alcaeus, made constant use of choriambic verse.
Alcides, a common name for Hercules, who was descended from Alcaeus.
At the period in question an Aeolic literature, the lyrics of Sappho and Alcaeus, were in existence.