Archilochus

(redirected from Archilochos)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Archilochus

(ɑːˈkɪləkəs)
n
(Biography) 7th century bc, Greek poet of Paros, notable for using his own experience as subject matter
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Archilochus - a genus of TrochilidaeArchilochus - a genus of Trochilidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Archilochus colubris - a kind of hummingbird
References in periodicals archive ?
Here's something by the ancient poet Archilochos that I found sexy (but that also gave me something to think about after):
In a wonderful discussion of Cavafy's relations with the love poets of the Greek Anthology, many of whom Economou translated in his 2006 book Acts of Love, he uses lines by Archilochos to show how in "Grey" Cavafy transforms "cruel glee" at a beloved's loss of beauty into "the image of the beloved and his once beautiful .
Na die inleiding word die belangrikste vroee jambiese digters, vanaf die Argaiese tot die Hellenistiese tyd, bespreek: Archilochos van Paros (7de eeu voor gemene era), Semonides van Amorgos (7de eeu v.
Die volgende twee fragmente kan as tiperend van Archilochos se hekeldigte gesien word:
Archilochos en Semonides, tot en met Kallimachos van Aleksandrie in die Hellenistiese tydperk word vertaal en toegelig met diepsinnige kommentaar wat op jarelange navorsing geskoei is.
The educational tradition began with lyric poets like Archilochos, who sounded themes like "make love, not war.