Alcman


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Alcman

(ˈælkmən)
n
(Biography) 7th century bc, Greek lyric poet
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A questao principal e que nao ha evidencias historicas fidedignas sobre quando ocorreu a guerra de conquista da Laconia, e sobre as duas ultimas duas guerras da Messenia temos os testemunhos dos versos de Tirteu e Alcman, nos que situam entre os seculos VII e VI a.C.
324) son un indicativo fiable de la importancia que se les asigna a estos poetas en los dialogos, ello no quiere decir que pueda desestimarse correlativamente, como con una regla geometrica, la importancia de Estesicoro y Anacreonte, cada uno de los cuales cuenta con tres menciones, de Ibico con dos, o de Alcman, Alceo y sobre todo Safo con una sola cada uno.
The association of Leucippe with lightning recalls the Greek poetic tradition (beginning with Alcman 1) of comparing women with astrological phenomena.
(3) En concreto, los fragmentos de Alcman 41, 57, 64 de Page (1962): por ejemplo, cf.
Horses are an important image in Greek poetry, often connected with notions of winning as well as wedding and pre-wedding activities associated with young women; (9) Gregory Nagy (1996, 57) cites the "dream horses" of Alcman's frag.
Greek Lyric II: Anacreon, Anacreontea, Choral Lyric from Olympus to Alcman. Cambridge: Loeb Classical Library, 1988.
Focusing here on choral song, classicists, philologists, and other scholars discuss such topics as Alcman's first Partheneion and the song the Sirens sang, the parrhesia of young female choruses in ancient Greece, a second look at the poetics of re-enactment in Ode 13 of Bacchylides, Pindar and the Aeginetan patrai, and choral self-awareness in the introductory anapaests of Aeschylus; Supplices.
Alcman's choral song gagged, bound, and cut to bits, but sent down
His many classical sources include Hesiod, Alcman, Pindar, Herodotus, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Menander, Aristotle, Theophrastus, Aratus, Apollonius of Rhodes, Theocritus, Diodorus Siculus, Tibullus, Strabo, Hyginus, Horace, Diogenes Laertius, Lucian, and Claudian, to name but a few, along with many scholiasts and patristic authors such as the expected Lactantius, Eusebius, Augustine, and Fulgentius.
Or, I might have made much of the erotic feeling in the ritual dance of the young women, as a sign of a "different voice"--but Alcman, too, wrote of a lovely chorus leader from the point of view of another dancer who admires her.