Comprehensive information about Bacchylides including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Bacchylides (5th century BC) was a Greek lyric poet. Later Greeks included him in the canonical list of nine lyric poets which included his uncle Simonides. The elegance and polished style of his lyrics have been noted in Bacchylidean scholarship since at least Longinus (De Sublimitate 33,5). This educational Bacchylides resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.
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