Archilochus

Archilochus

[ahr-kil-uh-kuhs]
noun
flourished c650 b.c, Greek poet.
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Archilochus (ɑːˈkɪləkəs)
 
n
7th century bc, Greek poet of Paros, notable for using his own experience as subject matter

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archilochus

poet and soldier, the earliest Greek writer of iambic, elegiac, and personal lyric poetry whose works have survived to any considerable extent. The surviving fragments of his work show him to have been a metrical innovator of the highest ability.

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