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Simonides and his world

George Leonard Huxley

Simonides and his world

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Published in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

From Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Volume 78, Section C, Number 9.

Statementby G.L. Huxley.
ContributionsSimonides.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.p. 231-247
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21442766M


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The scholars of Hellenistic Alexandria included him in the canonical list of the nine lyric poets esteemed by them as worthy of critical study. Included on this list was Bacchylides, his nephew, and Pindar, reputedly a bitter rival, both of whom benefited from his innovative approach to lyric poetry.

Simonides, however, was more involved than. In Carson's view Simonides and Celan share a similar mentality or disposition toward the world, language and the work of the poet. Economy of the Unlost begins by showing how each of the two poets stands in a state of alienation between two worlds.

In Simonides' case, the gift economy of fifth-century b.c. Greece was giving way to one based on Cited by:   This “discovery” marks the peak of Simonides’ activities as a forger of Greek manuscripts, where he introduces to the world an actual autograph copy.

Simonides began writing poetry on Ceos, but he was soon called to the court of the Peisistratids (the tyrants of Athens), which was a lively cultural and artistic Simonides of Ceos, Greek poet, noted for his lyric poetry, elegiacs, and epigrams; he was an uncle of the Greek lyric poet Bacchylides.

Two notices in the tenth-century encyclopedia known as the Suda provide most of the extant details of Semonides' life. His primary lemma reads: "Simonides [sic], son of Crines, of Amorgos, iambic writer. He wrote elegiac poetry in two books and iambics.

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