- a genus of Trochilidae
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Greek poet. Born on the island of Paros, he wrote the earliest Greek personal poetry, concentrating on themes of war and sexuality. He is disarmingly frank on both topics, but also...
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genus Archilochus noun
a genus of Trochilidae
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poet and soldier, the earliest Greek writer of iambic, elegiac, and personal lyric poetry whose works have survived to any considerable extent. The ... [6 related articles]
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Archilochus (ärkil'ukus) , fl. c.700 or c.650 B.C., Greek poet, b. Paros. As an innovator in the use and construction of the personal lyric, his language was intense and often violent. Many fragments of his verse survive.See H. D. Rankin, Archilochus of Paros (1978).
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Archilochus of Paros was one of the earliest Ionian lyric poets, the first Greek poet who composed iambic verses according to fixed rules. He lived about 700 BC. His iambic poems were renowned for force of style, liveliness of metaphor, and a powerful but bitter spirit of satire. In other lyric poems of a higher character he was also considered as
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