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Palladas Biography and Poems

Palladas Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Palladas, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Palladas, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Palladas (flourished 4th century AD) was a Greek poet, who lived in Alexandria, Egypt. All that is known about this poet has been deduced from his 151 epigrams preserved in the Greek Anthology. (Another twenty-three appear in that collection under his name, but his authorship is suspect). His poems describe the persona of a pagan schoolteacher resigned to life in a Christian city, and bitter about his wife to the point of misogyny .

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