Muse of the round sky: lyric poetry of ancient Greece
Fragments of ancient Greek lyric poetry about nature, love, war, old age, life and death, and other topics. Includes reproductions of art from the period and brief information on the poets.
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Part Two Love like a sudden breeze
Part Five a wash of waves deep within
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Alkaios Alkman amphora Anakreon Anakreonteia ancient Greece and/or the style Anonymous Antipater of Sidon Antipatros of Thessalonike Anyte Apollodoros Archilochos Attic Scolia Bacchylides bend us slowly black sleep choral ode cowered like birds dancing dead DEFILETH Delphic Oracle drawing by Tithonos E. P. Warren earth Exekias flowers Francis Bartlett Collection GIRL Glykon GODS LOVE Greek heart high crown Ibykos krater kylix lines are cast lived lyre LYRIC POETRY Menander Mimnermos moon Muse Museum Mytilene origin and/or Palladas Parmenion PEOPLE'S SICKNESS perfume PIGEONS AT REST Pindar poems poet and playwright Praxilla Priapos Purchased of E. P. RESEMBLING THE BIRDS Richard Lewis Round Sky Sappho SEASON OF SONG seventh century B.C. SHIPWRECK Simonides sixth century b.c. small-mouthed vase SOCIAL DICTUM soft smooth bloom Sophocles Spring spur to battle stars Stesichoros stormless breath sudden breeze sweet Theodoridas Time's fingers bend Tithonos Painter vase fragment wash of waves waves deep wild Wind WINDFLOWER wrote Xenophanes