simonides of ceos

Simonides

[sahy-mon-i-deez]
noun
556?–468? b.c, Greek poet.
Also called Simonides of Ceos [see-os] .
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Simonides (saɪˈmɒnɪˌdiːz)
 
n
?556--?468 bc, Greek lyric poet and epigrammatist, noted for his odes to victory

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simonides of ceos

Greek poet, noted for his lyric poetry, elegiacs, and epigrams; he was an uncle of the Greek lyric poet Bacchylides.

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