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Anacreon

(c. 570—478 bc) Greek lyric poet


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(c. 570–478 bc),

Greek lyric poet. The surviving fragments of his work include iambic invectives and elegiac epitaphs, but he is most famous for his poetry written in celebration of love and wine.

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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