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).
An Asclepiad (Latin: Asclepiadeus) is a line of poetry following a particular metrical pattern.
An epigram is a brief, interesting, memorable, and sometimes surprising or satirical statement.
The Greek Anthology (Anthologia Graeca) is a collection of poems, mostly epigrams, that span the classical and Byzantine periods of Greek literature.
Hedylus (Ἥδυλος, Hḗdylos), son of Melicertus and Hedyle, a native of Samos or Athens, was an epigrammatic poet.
Lyric poetry is a formal type of poetry which expresses personal emotions or feelings, typically spoken in the first person.
Oreus (Ὠρεός - Ōreos), known before the 5th century BC as Histiaea (Ἱστίαια - Histiaia), was an ancient town on the island of Euboea, Greece.
Theocritus (Θεόκριτος, Theokritos; fl. c. 270 BC), the creator of ancient Greek bucolic poetry, flourished in the 3rd century BC.