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Archilochus and the Beginning of Extant Lyric Poetry
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Aeolic Alcaeus Alcaeus's poetry Alcman Anacreon ancient Aphrodite apparently archaic Archilochus ascribed Athenaeus beginning Bowra catalectic century choral lyric choral poetry contemporary context contrast Corinna dactylic dactylic hexameter dimeter Dionysus doubt dramatic edition elegiac couplet elegy emotional epic epigram epinician epithalamian epithets epodes evidence example exile expression extant followed formal fragmentary Gentili girl gives glyconic Graeca Greek lyric Helen Hellenistic Hermes hexameter Homeric hymn iambic trimeter Iliad Lesbian Lesbos lines Lobel Lycambes lyric poetry meaning melic meter metrical monodists monody Myrsilus myth mythological nome occasion Odyssey Page's papyrus fragment passage perhaps phrase picture Pindar Pittacus Pittacus's poet poet's poetic political POxy preserved probably quoted reference Sapphic strophe Sappho Sappho and Alcaeus Sappho's poems Sappho's poetry scene seems ship Simonides song spirit stanza story strophe style suggests tetrameter theme Thracian Timocreon tone tradition Treu trochaic types verse wedding word Zeus