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Alcman Biography and Poems

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

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Alcman (fl.7th century BC) was an Ancient Greek choral lyric poet from Sparta. His English name is the Latin transliteration of the ancient Greek Alkmán (µ ). He is the earliest representative of the Alexandrian canon of the nine lyric poets .

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