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Asclepiades of Samos

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Asclepiades of Samos (Sicelidas) (Ἀσκληπιάδης ὁ Σάμιος; born c. 320 BCE) was an ancient Greek epigrammatist and lyric poet who flourished around 270 BC. [1]

8 relations: Ancient Greece, Asclepiad (poetry), Epigram, Greek Anthology, Hedylus, Lyric poetry, Oreus, Theocritus.

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).

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Asclepiad (poetry)

An Asclepiad (Latin: Asclepiadeus) is a line of poetry following a particular metrical pattern.

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An epigram is a brief, interesting, memorable, and sometimes surprising or satirical statement.

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Greek Anthology

The Greek Anthology (Anthologia Graeca) is a collection of poems, mostly epigrams, that span the classical and Byzantine periods of Greek literature.

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Hedylus (Ἥδυλος, Hḗdylos), son of Melicertus and Hedyle, a native of Samos or Athens, was an epigrammatic poet.

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Lyric poetry

Lyric poetry is a formal type of poetry which expresses personal emotions or feelings, typically spoken in the first person.

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Oreus (Ὠρεός - Ōreos), known before the 5th century BC as Histiaea (Ἱστίαια - Histiaia), was an ancient town on the island of Euboea, Greece.

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Theocritus (Θεόκριτος, Theokritos; fl. c. 270 BC), the creator of ancient Greek bucolic poetry, flourished in the 3rd century BC.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asclepiades_of_Samos

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