Archilochus

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Archilochus

(ɑːˈkɪləkəs)
n
(Biography) 7th century bc, Greek poet of Paros, notable for using his own experience as subject matter
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Noun1.Archilochus - a genus of TrochilidaeArchilochus - a genus of Trochilidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Archilochus colubris - a kind of hummingbird
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Berlin builds his distinction on the ancient Greek poet Archilocus's saying: "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." Id.
(2.) This allegory comes from the 7th c BCE Greek soldier poet Archilocus of Paros: "The fox knows many things but the hedgehog knows one big thing."
69) HOMER dark water gleaming entry wall an endless bright aether burst forth ARCHILOCUS with their souls in the arms of the waves SAPPHO long night