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A·nac·re·on (ə-năk′rē-ən) 563?-478? bc.
Greek poet noted for his songs praising love and wine.
Anacreon (əˈnækrɪˌɒn; -ən)
(Biography) ?572–?488 bc, Greek lyric poet, noted for his short songs celebrating love and wine
A•nac•re•on (əˈnæk ri ən)
c570–c480 B.C., Greek writer, esp. of love poems and drinking songs.
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Boga el ligero esquife sobre un monton de copos de espuma, se escancia el licor en las transparentes copas y el verso de Anakreon
chispea en las pupilas.
For the tradition that Hipparchos brought Anakreon
of Teos and Simonides of Keos to Athens, see Slings 2000, pp.
The image is invoked in Yiddish in the 1919 poetic war memoir In tsaytens roysh, in the 1921 Mefisto, in the spellbinding Hebrew cycle of poems published in 1928 as Anakreon
al-kotev ha-itzavon, and again in the haunting post-Shoah poetic cycles of Rehovot ha-nahar.