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The biography of Alcman. This page has biographical information on Alcman, one of the best poets of all time. This PoetrySoup page also provides access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, and video biographies...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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